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SPECIAL OFFER: Gold Bars At Just 3.8% For One Week Only

For one week, we are offering beautiful and increasingly popular Perth Mint gold bars (1 ounce) on special offer at an incredibly low 3.8% premium. 

The offer begins today and continues for one week until next Friday, September 7th.

The gold bars can be delivered to you or stored in an allocated account in VIAMAT Zurich at a competitive storage rate. Delivery charges will apply if taking delivery.

The minimum order is 5 ounces. Terms and conditions apply. 


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August 2012: Gold and Platinum Up 2.7% And 6.4% While Silver Surges 9%

Today’s AM fix was USD 1,657.75, EUR 1,319.03 and GBP 1,047.68 per ounce. Yesterday’s AM fix was USD 1,657.00, EUR 1,320.21 and GBP 1,046.48 per ounce.

Silver is trading at $30.61/oz, €24.42/oz and £19.39/oz. Platinum is trading at $1,516.00/oz, palladium at $617.00/oz and rhodium at $1,025/oz.

Gold fell $0.80 or 0.05% in New York yesterday and closed at $1,655.30. Silver hit a high of $30.90 then edged down to $30.215 and surged higher, but finished trading with a loss of 1.04%.


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Gold Option Traders Most Bullish Since Bottom In October 2008

Today’s AM fix was USD 1,657.00, EUR 1,320.21 and GBP 1,046.48 per ounce. Yesterday’s AM fix was USD 1,664.25, EUR 1,325.04 and GBP 1,051.66 per ounce.

Silver is trading at $30.78/oz, €24.63/oz and £19.50/oz. Platinum is trading at $1,528.25/oz, palladium at $631.80/oz and rhodium at $1,025/oz.

Gold fell $11.10 or 0.67% in New York yesterday and closed at $1,656.10. Silver slipped to a low of $30.55 and rallied back and forth then finished the day with a loss of 0.58%.


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Euro Gold Technicals Look Near Perfect

Today’s AM fix was USD 1,664.25, EUR 1,325.04 and GBP 1,051.66 per ounce. Yesterday’s AM fix was USD 1,663.50, EUR 1,325.18 and GBP 1,053.52 per ounce.

Silver is trading at $30.79/oz, €24.62/oz and £19.54/oz. Platinum is trading at $1,519.10/oz, palladium at $630.80/oz and rhodium at $1,025/oz.

Gold edged up $3.30 or 0.2% in New York yesterday and closed at $1,667.20. Silver slipped in Asia then hit a high of $30.985 in New York and finished up 0.59%.


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Russia, Turkey, Ukraine Buy Gold But Bullion Tiny Part Of Global FX Reserves

Today’s AM fix was USD 1,663.50, EUR 1,325.18 and GBP 1,053.52 per ounce. Yesterday the London Bullion Market was closed for a national holiday. Friday’s AM fix was USD 1,666.50, EUR 1,329.16 and GBP 1,051.88 per ounce.

Silver is trading at $30.88/oz, €24.70/oz and £19.63/oz. Platinum is trading at $1,531.50/oz, palladium at $641.50/oz and rhodium at $1,025/oz.

Gold fell $5.90 or 0.35% in New York on Friday and closed at $1,663.90. Silver climbed to $31.241 then retreated but finished with a gain of 0.03%.


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History May View ECB’s Draghi As "Currency Forger of Europe"

Today the London Bullion Market is closed for a national holiday. Friday’s AM fix was USD 1,666.50, EUR 1,329.16 and GBP 1,051.88 per ounce.

Silver is trading at $30.91/oz, €24.77/oz and £19.62/oz. Platinum is trading at $1,550.00/oz, palladium at $647.90/oz and rhodium at $1,025/oz.


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Precious Metals ‘Perfect Storm’ As MSGM Risks Align

Today's AM fix was USD 1,666.50, EUR 1,329.16, and GBP 1,051.88 per ounce. Yesterday’s AM fix was USD 1,662.50, EUR 1,324.07and GBP 1,047.57 per ounce.

Silver is trading at $30.37/oz, €24.36/oz and £19.25/oz. Platinum is trading at $1,541.00/oz, palladium at $642.50/oz and rhodium at $1,025/oz.

Gold climbed $14.60 or 0.88% in New York yesterday and closed at $1,669.40. Silver surged to a high at $30.81 and finished with a gain of 2.28%. The precious metals have broken out this week with sharp gains being seen in all four precious metals.


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Gold And Platinum Surge As Mining Unrest Spreads

Today's AM fix was USD 1,662.50, EUR 1,324.07, and GBP 1,047.57per ounce. Yesterday’s AM fix was USD 1,640.50, EUR 1,315.87 and GBP 1,038.49 per ounce.

Silver is trading at $30.36/oz, €24.30/oz and £19.31/oz. Platinum is trading at $1,543.75/oz, palladium at $628.10/oz and rhodium at $1,025/oz.

Gold surged $17.10 or 1.04% in New York yesterday and closed at $1,654.40. Silver surged to a high of $29.91 and finished with a gain of 1.91%.


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LCH.Clearnet Accepts ‘Loco London’ Gold As Collateral Next Tuesday

Today's AM fix was USD 1,640.50, EUR 1,315.87, and GBP 1,038.49 per ounce. Yesterday’s AM fix was USD 1,624.00, EUR 1,308.94and GBP 1,030.26 per ounce.

Silver is trading at $29.44/oz, €23.74/oz and £18.72/oz. Platinum is trading at $1,524.75/oz, palladium at $628.60/oz and rhodium at $1,025/oz.

Gold climbed $16.60 or 1.02% in New York yesterday and closed at $1,637.60. Silver surged to hit a high of $29.501 and finished with a gain of 1.6%.


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Russia Accumulates Gold As Consolidates Below Resistance At $1,644/oz

Today's AM fix was USD 1,624.00, EUR 1,308.94, and GBP 1,030.26 per ounce. Yesterday’s AM fix was USD 1,615.25, EUR 1,306.84 and GBP 1,028.04 per ounce.

Silver is trading at $28.95/oz, €22.40/oz and £18.44/oz. Platinum is trading at $1,495.75/oz, palladium at $604.70/oz and rhodium at $1,025/oz.

Gold rose $4.80 or 0.3% in New York yesterday and closed at $1,620.70/oz – its highest level in three months (since June 19). Silver dropped than rallied back to $28.83 ending the day with a gain of 2.64%.


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Silver, Wine, Art and Gold (SWAG) To Protect From Inflation

Today's AM fix was USD 1,615.25, EUR 1,306.84, and GBP 1,028.04 per ounce. Friday’s AM fix was USD 1,616.50, EUR 1,306.05 and GBP 1,028.57 per ounce.

Silver is trading at $28.13/oz, €22.96/oz and £18.00/oz. Platinum is trading at $1,476.75/oz, palladium at $599.20/oz and rhodium at $1,025/oz.

Gold edged up $1.90 or 0.12% in New York on Friday and closed at $1,615.90/oz. Silver surged to $28.34 in early trading then fell off and closed with a loss 0.43%.

For the week, gold was 0.3% lower and silver was 0.14% lower.


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“Gold Ponzi Schemes” Revealed - Physical Gold Favored Over Derivatives

Today's AM fix was USD 1,616.50, EUR 1,306.05, and GBP 1,028.57 per ounce. Yesterday’s AM fix was USD 1,603.50, EUR 1,306.74 and GBP 1,021.34 per ounce.

Silver is trading at $28.19/oz, €22.94/oz and £18.03/oz. Platinum is trading at $1,460.50/oz, palladium at $587.30/oz and rhodium at $1,025/oz.

Gold rose $9.90 or 0.62% in New York yesterday and closed at $1,614.00/oz. Silver surged to a high of $28.275 and finished with a gain of 1.37%.


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Gold Investment Demand and India, China Demand Down; Central Bank Demand Doubles

Today's AM fix was USD 1,603.50, EUR 1,306.74, and GBP 1,021.34 per ounce. Yesterday’s AM fix was USD 1,594.75, EUR 1,293.60 and GBP 1,016.74 per ounce.

Silver is trading at $27.91/oz, €22.81/oz and £17.85/oz. Platinum is trading at $1,401.00/oz, palladium at $574.40/oz and rhodium at $1,075/oz.

Gold rose $4.50 or 0.28% in New York yesterday and closed at $1,604.10/oz. Silver edged off and recovered to a high of $27.99 and finished with a gain of 0.07%.


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Soros Gold Action Speaks Louder Than Trumpeted 'Bubble' Words

Today's AM fix was USD 1,594.75, EUR 1,293.60, and GBP 1,016.74 per ounce. Yesterday’s AM fix was USD 1,614.50, EUR 1,305.60 and GBP 1,028.34 per ounce.

Silver is trading at $27.70/oz, €22.65/oz and £17.74/oz. Platinum is trading at $1,401.25/oz, palladium at $571.75/oz and rhodium at $1,060/oz.

Gold dropped $8.70 or 0.54% in New York yesterday and closed at $1,599.60/oz. Silver climbed higher before retreating to $27.64, but it then rallied back higher to end with a gain of 0.14%.


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Syrian Humanitarian Crisis – As Food, Fuel Prices Soar al-Assad Desperately Attempts To Get Gold

Today's AM fix was USD 1,614.50, EUR 1,305.60, and GBP 1,028.34 per ounce. Yesterday’s AM fix was USD 1,622.25, EUR 1,317.30 and GBP 1,035.33 per ounce.

Silver is trading at $27.91/oz, €22.70/oz and £17.86/oz. Platinum is trading at $1,408.75/oz, palladium at $575.60/oz and rhodium at $1,060/oz.

Gold fell $12.10 or 0.75% in yesterday in New York and closed at $1,608.30/oz. Silver fell to a low of $27.73 and finished with a loss of 1.28%.


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Olympic Calm Before Coming Financial Storm

Today's AM fix was USD 1,622.25, EUR 1,317.30, and GBP 1,035.33 per ounce. Friday’s AM fix was USD 1,608.50, EUR 1,310.92 and GBP 1,030.69 per ounce.

Silver is trading at $28.04/oz, €22.81/oz and £17.94/oz. Platinum is trading at $1,405.30/oz, palladium at $580.10/oz and rhodium at $1,060/oz.

Gold rose $2.70 or 0.17% in New York on Friday and closed at $1,620.40/oz. Silver fell and then recovered to $28.32, but finished on Friday in New York with a loss of just 0.4%.  

For the week, gold rose 1.1% and silver rose 1.2%. 


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Cash Out Of Gold And Send Kids To College?

Today's AM fix was USD 1,608.50, EUR 1,310.92, and GBP 1,030.69 per ounce. Yesterday’s AM fix was USD 1,612.75, EUR 1,307.46 and GBP 1,029.79 per ounce.

Silver is trading at $27.91/oz, €22.84/oz and £17.96/oz. Platinum is trading at $1,405.50/oz, palladium at $576.00/oz and rhodium at $1,060/oz.

Gold climbed $4.90 or 0.03% in New York yesterday and closed at $1,617.70/oz. Silver fell to $27.86 then rallied and finished with a gain of 0.39%.


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Gold Production Down Another 4% In South Africa - Total Mineral Production Up 4.2%

Today's AM fix was USD 1,612.75, EUR 1,307.46, and GBP 1,029.79 per ounce. Yesterday’s AM fix was USD 1,607.00, EUR 1,298.90 and GBP 1,030.33 per ounce.

Silver is trading at $27.93/oz, €22.79/oz and £17.94/oz. Platinum is trading at $1,415.75/oz, palladium at $583.80/oz and rhodium at $1,060/oz.

Gold edged up $1.20 or 0.07% in New York yesterday and closed at $1,612.80/oz. Silver dipped to $27.70 then hit a high of $28.25, then retreated and finished with loss of 0.32%.


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Silver Market Sees ‘Anomalies’ and ‘Devious Efforts’ - CFTC’s Chilton

Today's AM fix was USD 1,607.00, EUR 1,298.90, and GBP 1,030.33 per ounce. Yesterday’s AM fix was USD 1,613.00, EUR 1,300.39 and GBP 1,032.39 per ounce.

Silver is trading at $27.88/oz, €22.67/oz and £17.89/oz. Platinum is trading at $1,406.20/oz, palladium at $582.70/oz and rhodium at $1,100/oz.

Gold climbed $0.40 or 0.02% in New York yesterday and closed at $1,611.60/oz. Silver climbed to $28.21 and dipped again but finished with a gain of 0.68%.


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Market Optimistic on Central Bank Intervention

Today's AM fix was USD 1,613.00, EUR 1,300.39, and GBP 1,032.39 per ounce. Yesterday’s AM fix was USD 1,606.75, EUR 1,299.43 and GBP 1,032.28 per ounce.

Silver is trading at $28.08/oz, €22.71/oz and £18.01/oz. Platinum is trading at $1,415.70/oz, palladium at $582.50/oz and rhodium at $1,100/oz.

Ireland observed a national holiday on Monday.

Gold climbed $8.40 or 0.52% in New York yesterday and closed at $1,611.20/oz. Silver hit a high of $27.985 and closed with a gain of 0.5%.