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Aug 03, 2017, 00:00 ET Overall gold demand declines in Q2 as slower ETF inflows offset stronger physical demand

Global gold demand in Q2 2017 was 953 tonnes (t), a fall of 10% compared with the same period in 2016. This was reflected in a 14% decline in...


May 04, 2017, 00:00 ET Gold demand slips from last year's record Q1, although retail investment demand remains steady

Global gold demand in Q1 2017 was 1,034 tonnes (t), a decline of 18% compared to the record Q1 in 2016, according to the World Gold Council's...


Feb 03, 2017, 00:00 ET Gold demand rises 2% in 2016 as investment surges to four-year high

Global gold demand rose 2% in 2016 to reach 4,309 tonnes (t), the highest level since 2013, according to the World Gold Council's latest Gold...


Dec 14, 2016, 03:00 ET Lanzamiento del Estándar de oro de AAOIFI Shari'ah, desarrollado en colaboración con el World Gold Council

La Accounting and Auditing Organisation for Islamic Financial Institutions (AAOIFI) y el World Gold Council se complacen en anunciar la emisión de...


Dec 05, 2016, 15:41 ET Lancement par l'AAOIFI de la norme Charia de l'or, développée en collaboration avec le World Gold Council

L'Organisation de comptabilité et d'audit pour les institutions financières islamiques (AAOIFI - Accounting and Auditing Organisation for Islamic...


Dec 05, 2016, 15:39 ET Einführung des von der AAOIFI in Zusammenarbeit mit dem World Gold Council entwickelten Scharia-Standards für Gold

Die Rechnungslegungs- und Wirtschaftsprüfungsorganisation für islamische Finanzinstitutionen (AAOIFI) und der World Gold Council sind sehr...


Dec 05, 2016, 10:48 ET La AAOIFI lanza el estándar de la Shari'ah sobre el oro, desarrollado en colaboración con el Consejo Mundial del Oro

La Organización de Contabilidad y Auditoría para las Instituciones Financieras Islámicas (AAOIFI, por sus siglas en inglés) y el Consejo Mundial...


Dec 05, 2016, 08:23 ET Lançamento do Padrão do ouro segundo a Shari'ah da AAOIFI, desenvolvido em colaboração com o Conselho Mundial do Ouro

A Organização de Contabilidade e Auditoria para Instituições Financeiras Islâmicas (Accounting and Auditing Organisation for Islamic Financial...


Dec 05, 2016, 06:01 ET Launch of the AAOIFI Shari’ah Standard on Gold, Developed in Collaboration With the World Gold Council

The Accounting and Auditing Organisation for Islamic Financial Institutions (AAOIFI) and the World Gold Council are delighted to announce the...


Nov 08, 2016, 00:00 ET Exchange-traded products continue to drive gold demand in the third quarter of 2016

Global gold demand reached 993 tonnes (t) in the third quarter of 2016, a fall of 10% compared to the same period last year, according to the World...


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...


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...


Nov 13, 2014, 00:01 ET Jewellery in India, the US and the UK - the highlights of Q3 2014 global gold demand

According to the latest Gold Demand Trends report from the World Gold Council, covering the period July to September 2014, global demand for gold...


Sep 24, 2014, 08:00 ET New Gold Investor Report Highlights How Rising GDP Drives Consumer Gold Demand

"The growth dividend: how rising GDP lifts consumer gold demand" – one of a series of papers published today by the World Gold...


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...


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 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 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...