12
Jul
2016

Britain has a new prime minister – here’s what that means for you

Theresa May is set to become the Prime Minister of Great Britain in the next few days. Will the new PM bring a degree of stability back to turbulent markets in a post-Brexit Britain or what does the future hold under a new Conservative leadership. MoneyWeek’s John Stepak takes a look at the implications for […]

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12
Jul
2016

Britain has a new prime minister – here’s what that means for you

Theresa May is set to become the Prime Minister of Great Britain in the next few days. Will the new PM bring a degree of stability back to turbulent markets in a post-Brexit Britain or what does the future hold under a new Conservative leadership. MoneyWeek’s John Stepak takes a look at the implications for […]

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11
Jul
2016

Metals Caught Between Global Gloom and U.S. Job Gains

Better than expected employment figures in the US causes gold to take a breather after gaining more than 28% since the beginning of the year. Bloomberg takes a look at the current competing bullish and bearish forces affecting the outlook for precious metals. Metal markets are caught between global gloom and renewed U.S. optimism. A […]

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08
Jul
2016

China Resumes Monthly Gold Buying in Bid to Diversify Reserves

Against the backdrop of ongoing geopolitical and financial market uncertainty the Chinese central bank has continued to add to their gold holdings in an effort diversify the reserves further. As reported by Bloomberg, China, the world’s biggest producer and consumer of gold, added about 500,000 ounces to central bank reserves in June, restarting monthly purchases […]

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07
Jul
2016

Property Fund Turmoil in the UK has Eerie Echoes of Bear Stearns

The fallout from Brexit continues and financial uncertainty can be seen in the markets as the British Pound continues to come under pressure and a growing number of property funds in the UK are freezing redemptions. The Telegraph’s Ben Marlow draws some chilling comparisons with the Bear Stearns crisis of 2007. Almost nine years since […]

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06
Jul
2016

“Gold Has Entered a New Phase” Says UBS

With gold prices having risen by 24% in dollar terms already this year, UBS analyst Joni Teves declared in a note to clients yesterday that “gold has entered a new phase”. Here’s the key reasoning behind that forecast, from UBS’ Global Precious Metals Comment note according to Business Insider today: Key drivers include: 1) low/negative […]

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05
Jul
2016

“In Gold We Trust” Annual Report Showing New Bull Market “Emerging”

The “In Gold We Trust” Annual Report by fund managers, Ronald-Peter Stöferle and Mark Valek has just been published and is as ever essential reading for all seeking to better understand the gold market. Last year’s report by Ronnie and Mark from Incrementum in Liechtenstein, was downloaded more than 1.5 million times and the report […]

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04
Jul
2016

3 Charts Show “How Precious Brexit Is for Gold and Silver”

Gold and silver have been the standout winners in the fallout from Britain’s decision to leave the European Union according to Bloomberg. They compiled three charts showing how “precious” Brexit is for gold and silver. Investors seeking a haven from volatile currencies and equities pushed prices of the metals to a two-year high. With central banks […]

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01
Jul
2016

Gold, Silver Best Performing Assets In H1, 2016 – Up 26% and 38%

Gold and silver are the best performing assets in H1, 2016 and saw gains of 26% and 38% respectively. They were the best performing assets prior to Brexit and they are the best performing assets since Brexit. Gold and silver are up 6% and 11% respectively since the seismic Brexit vote led to turmoil on global markets. […]

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30
Jun
2016

Silver Surges, Up 16% In Dollars In Month as Breaks Out Above $18

Silver is another 0.5% higher today after yesterday’s 3% gains when silver flew through resistance at the $18 level to close at $18.26/oz. Silver has surged by similar amounts in euros and by 22% in beleaguered sterling. Silver in USD – 10 Years The rally for silver yesterday and today was more impressive than gold’s and saw […]

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