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Jun 19, 2014, 07:00 ET

Investors Adding Liquid Alternatives To Their Portfolios Should Consider Gold

The most liquid of all 'liquid alts', one of a series of papers published today by the World Gold Council, highlights how gold exhibits the...

May 20, 2014, 00:01 ET

Q1 2014 gold demand shows core fundamentals remain robust

The latest World Gold Council Gold Demand Trends report, which covers the period January-March 2014, shows a return to the long-term quarterly...

Apr 15, 2014, 00:01 ET

New Report Predicts Sustained Strong Gold Demand In China In Next Four Years

A major report published today by the World Gold Council "China's gold market: progress and prospects" suggests that private sector demand for gold...

Mar 25, 2014, 07:50 ET

Investors can benefit from using gold as an emerging markets hedge

Hedging EM risks? Think gold, one of a series of papers published today by the World Gold Council, highlights how gold can be used by...

Nov 14, 2013, 07:00 ET
World Gold Council's Marcus Grubb discusses the long-term fundamentals of gold.  (PRNewsFoto/World Gold Council)

Gold continues its journey from West to East as buoyant consumer markets balance investment outflows

The latest World Gold Council Gold Demand Trends report, which covers the period July-September 2013, highlights the resilience of the global...

Oct 30, 2013, 05:00 ET

Investors should resist being seduced by short-term headlines when making long-term investment decisions urges new report

 The World Gold Council today publishes a new report 'Why invest in gold?' which reiterates and explains why gold should be viewed as a...

Sep 24, 2013, 16:30 ET

World Gold Council Elects Randall Oliphant As New Chairman

 The World Gold Council has announced the election of Randall Oliphant as its new Chairman. Mr. Oliphant is Executive Chairman of the Canadian...

Sep 19, 2013, 08:15 ET

The World Gold Council further strengthens Investment capability with recruitment of William Rhind as Managing Director, Institutional Investment

Following the recent appointments of Kevin Feldman as Managing Director of Investment globally and Robert Alderman as Managing Director,...

Aug 15, 2013, 12:30 ET
World Gold Council's Marcus Grubb discusses the long-term fundamentals of gold.  (PRNewsFoto/World Gold Council)

Consumer demand for gold up 53% in Q2 2013 led by strong growth in China and India

 The latest World Gold Council Gold Demand Trends report, which covers the period April-June 2013, highlights how recent falls in the gold...

Jul 31, 2013, 07:00 ET

New report urges investors not to overestimate the effect US interest rate rises may have on gold in their portfolio

 The World Gold Council has today released its latest quarterly investment journal, Gold Investor, which includes the research paper "Gold and...

Jun 26, 2013, 13:45 ET

The World Gold Council appoints Kevin Feldman as Managing Director - Investment Worldwide

The World Gold Council, the market development organisation for the gold industry, has appointed Kevin Feldman as Managing Director –...

May 16, 2013, 12:45 ET
World Gold Council's Marcus Grubb discusses Q1 2013 global demand trends report.  (PRNewsFoto/World Gold Council)

Global demand for gold jewellery up 12% in Q1 2013 driven by significant increases in India and China

The latest World Gold Council Gold Demand Trends report, which reports on the period January-March 2013, shows a market driven by diverse global...

Apr 18, 2013, 14:17 ET

Commentary on the gold market from the World Gold Council

 General statement to be attributed to Aram Shishmanian, CEO, World Gold Council: "It has become increasingly clear over the course of the...

Apr 15, 2013, 12:58 ET

Commentary on the gold market from the World Gold Council

                      General statement...

Mar 13, 2013, 07:00 ET

Central banks adding gold and alternative assets to diversify US dollar and euro reserves

A new report by the World Gold Council, "Central bank diversification strategies – rebalancing from the dollar and the euro", examines the...

Mar 13, 2013, 07:00 ET
Central banks adding gold and alt assets to diversify US dollar & euro reserves.  (PRNewsFoto/World Gold Council)

Central banks adding gold and alternative assets to diversify US dollar and euro reserves

 A new report by the World Gold Council, "Central bank diversification strategies – rebalancing from the dollar and the euro," examines...

Feb 15, 2013, 11:00 ET
World Gold Council's Marcus Grubb discussing the long-term fundamentals of gold.  (PRNewsFoto/World Gold Council)

2012 Sees Gold Demand Hit Record Value Level. Q4 2012 Up 4% Year-on-year As India, China And Central Banks Drive Demand

In value terms, gold demand in 2012 was US$236.4bn – an all-time high. Gold demand in value terms for the final quarter of the year was 6%...

Feb 14, 2013, 07:00 ET

2012 sees gold demand hit record value level. Q4 2012 up 4% year-on-year as India, China and central banks drive demand

In value terms, gold demand in 2012 was US$236.4bn – an all-time high. Gold demand in value terms for the final quarter of the year was 6%...

Feb 14, 2013, 01:00 ET

2012 Sees Gold Demand Hit Record Value Level - Q4 2012 up 4% Year-on-Year as India, China and Central Banks Drive Demand

In value terms, gold demand in 2012 was US$236.4bn – an all-time high. Gold demand in value terms for the final quarter of the year was 6%...

Nov 15, 2012, 17:49 ET
World Gold Council's Marcus Grubb discussing the long-term fundamentals of gold.  (PRNewsFoto/World Gold Council)

Global Gold Demand Reflects Challenging Global Economic Climate: ETFs up 56% and India up 9% in Q3 2012

Global gold demand in Q3 2012 was 1,084.6 tonnes (t), down 11% from the record Q3 2011 figure of 1,223.5t.  This dip in demand is in...

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