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Mar 04, 2016, 16:26 ET SPDR Gold Shares Continue to Trade Normally

 World Gold Trust Services, LLC, the sponsor of SPDR® Gold Trust and a wholly-owned subsidiary of the World Gold Council has issued a...


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%...


Nov 15, 2012, 07:00 ET 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...


Sep 06, 2012, 06:19 ET Advanced by Gold - World Gold Council Sponsors Prestigious Event to Showcase New Developments in Gold Technology

The World Gold Council's most recent quarterly Gold Demand Trends report revealed that in the second quarter of 2012 over 112 tonnes of gold with...


Aug 16, 2012, 07:00 ET Gold's performance reflects continued challenging economic climate

Global gold demand in Q2 2012 was 990.0 tonnes (t), down 7% from the 1,065.8t in Q2 2011 according to the World Gold Council's Gold Demand Trends...


Feb 16, 2012, 08:00 ET Record Investment Demand Boosts Global Gold Demand to an All Time High in 2011

 Global demand for gold in 2011 rose to 4,067.1 tonnes (t) worth an estimated US$205.5 billion - the first time that global demand has...


Feb 16, 2012, 01:00 ET Record Investment Demand Boosts Global Gold Demand to an All Time High in 2011

Global demand for gold in 2011 rose to 4,067.1 tonnes (t) worth an estimated US$205.5 billion - the first time that global demand has exceeded...


Nov 17, 2011, 01:00 ET Gold Demand Up 6% in Third Quarter 2011

Gold demand in the third quarter of 2011 reached 1,053.9 tonnes, an increase of 6% compared to the same period last year. This equates to...


Feb 22, 2011, 03:00 ET World Gold Council startet Initiative, um die Entwicklung von aufkommenden Technologien zur Verwendung von Gold zu beschleunigen

Der World Gold Council gab heute bekannt, dass er eine entscheidende Rolle beim Übergang von neuen auf Gold basierenden Innovationen vom...


Feb 22, 2011, 03:00 ET Le World Gold Council lance une initiative visant à accélérer le développement des technologies émergentes utilisant l'or

Le World Gold Council a annoncé aujourd'hui qu'il allait jouer un rôle charnière dans la transition du <<...


Feb 22, 2011, 03:00 ET World Gold Council lanza una iniciativa para acelerar el desarrollo de tecnologías emergentes utilizando oro

El World Gold Council ha anunciado hoy que va a desempeñar un papel fundamental en la transición de las nuevas innovaciones basadas...


Feb 17, 2011, 00:59 ET Global Gold Demand in 2010 Reached a 10 Year High in Tonnage and All Time High in Value

2010 was an outstanding year for gold, with strong demand across all sectors, the World Gold Council said today. Gold demand for the year reached a...


Dec 21, 2010, 08:35 ET Gold Nanomedicine Clinical Trial Delivers Promising Results

The World Gold Council (WGC) is delighted with the successful phase 1 clinical trial of a unique nanomedicine that uses nanoparticles of gold as...


Nov 17, 2010, 01:00 ET Strong Outlook for Gold Demand for Remainder of 2010

Global gold consumption for 2010 will be higher than 2009 as a result of increasing levels of demand in India and China, sustained global demand...


May 24, 2010, 07:59 ET World Gold Council Appoints David Lamb to Lead Marketing of Gold Jewelry

The World Gold Council (WGC) today announced the appointment of David Lamb as its Managing Director, Jewelry, to be effective 1 July 2010. Mr....


May 24, 2010, 07:59 ET World Gold Council Appoints David Lamb to Lead Marketing of Gold Jewellery

The World Gold Council (WGC) today announced the appointment of David Lamb as its Managing Director, Jewellery, to be effective 1 July 2010. Mr....


Dec 16, 2008, 13:10 ET Gold Jewelry Continues to Shine as Purse Strings Tighten

World Gold Council luxury survey finds rising gold price reinforces investment attributes of gold jewelry Gold jewelry is one of the top three...