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Aug 11, 2016, 00:00 ET Near record high in H1 demand driven by western investors

Global gold demand reached 2,335 tonnes (t) in the first half of 2016 with investment reaching record H1 levels, 16% higher than the previous...


Feb 11, 2016, 00:01 ET Gold demand resilient in 2015 as central banks and consumers spur strong H2 recovery

Global gold demand in 2015 was virtually flat compared to 2014 at 4,212 tonnes (t), according to the World Gold Council's latest Gold Demand Trends...


Nov 12, 2015, 00:00 ET Gold demand climbed in Q3 2015 as consumers across the globe capitalised on buying opportunity

Total gold demand in Q3 2015 stood at 1,121 tonnes (t), an increase of 8% compared to the same period last year. According to the World Gold...


Aug 13, 2015, 01:28 ET Gold demand falls in Q2 2015 as reduced consumer appetite in Asia outweighs increased buying in some western markets

The World Gold Council's Gold Demand Trends report for Q2 2015 shows total demand was 915 tonnes (t), a fall of 12% compared to the same period...


Jun 03, 2015, 04:00 ET Gold mining industry contributed over US$171 billion to global economy according to World Gold Council

A new report released today from the World Gold Council, produced in association with Maxwell Stamp, a leading international economics consultancy,...


May 14, 2015, 00:00 ET Global gold market remains steady in Q1 2015 demonstrating the unique diversity of gold demand

The first three months of 2015 saw stable gold demand, according to the latest Gold Demands Trends report from the World Gold Council. Total demand...


Feb 12, 2015, 00:01 ET 2014 ends with strong gold demand in Q4, driven by jewellery and central banks

2014 saw a stabilisation of the gold market as it pulled back from the extremes of 2013, according to the latest Gold Demand Trends full year...


Aug 14, 2014, 00:01 ET Global gold demand continues to recalibrate in Q2 2014 after an exceptional 2013

The latest World Gold Council Gold Demand Trends report, covering the period April – June 2014, shows that global gold demand continues to...


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...