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Aug 18, 2011, 01:00 ET Asian Axis of India and China Continues to Advance Gold Demand

Gold's strong start to the year was reinforced during the second quarter of 2011 where total global gold demand measured 919.8 tonnes (t), worth a...


Jul 14, 2011, 08:00 ET Gold Posts Positive Returns in Q2 2011, While Commodities Suffer Major Price Correction

The World Gold Council today releases its Gold Investment Digest, analysing the current economic and financial drivers of the global gold market....


May 19, 2011, 06:00 ET Gold Outlook Positive for 2011 as Diverse Markets and Strong Fundamentals Drive Demand

The outlook for global gold demand remains robust throughout 2011 against a background of another strong quarter, the geographic and sectoral...


May 19, 2011, 01:00 ET Gold Outlook Positive for 2011 as Diverse Markets and Strong Fundamentals Drive Demand

The outlook for global gold demand remains robust throughout 2011 against a background of another strong quarter, the geographic and sectoral...


Apr 27, 2011, 09:00 ET Long Term, Upward Trajectory of Gold Price Sustained Through First Quarter of 2011

The World Gold Council today released its Q1 2011 Gold Investment Digest, with top-line findings showing that despite an initial pullback of the...


Apr 12, 2011, 08:00 ET Commodities Index No Substitute For Gold, Research Shows

Investors who assume that an investment in a commodity index provides effective gold exposure are failing to optimise portfolio performance,...


Mar 28, 2011, 04:30 ET Explication du magnétisme inattendu des nanoparticules d'or

Les propriétés magnétiques récemment découvertes des nanoparticules d'or font l'objet d'un article principal dans le...


Mar 28, 2011, 04:30 ET Unerwarteter Magnetismus in Gold-Nanomaterialien aufgeklärt

Die kürzlich entdeckten magnetischen Eigenschaften von Gold-Nanopartikeln sind Gegenstand des Leitartikels der neuesten Ausgabe der...


Mar 28, 2011, 04:30 ET Se explica el magnetismo inesperado en los nanomateriales de oro

Las recientemente descubiertas propiedades magnéticas de las nanopartículas de oro son el sujeto del artículo principal del...


Mar 28, 2011, 03:30 ET Unexpected Magnetism in Gold Nanomaterials Explained

The recently discovered magnetic properties of gold nanoparticles are the subject of the lead article in the new issue of the journal, Gold...


Feb 22, 2011, 08:00 ET World Gold Council Launches Initiative to Accelerate the Development of Emerging Technologies Utilising Gold

The World Gold Council today announced that it is to play a pivotal role in the transition of new gold-based innovations from 'lab' to 'market'....


Feb 17, 2011, 08:00 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...


Jan 26, 2011, 08:00 ET Gold Price in 2010 Driven by Recovery in Key Sectors of Demand and Continued Global Economic Uncertainty

The gold price rose for the tenth consecutive year in 2010 reaching US$1,405.50/oz by the end of December on the London PM fix, a 29 percent...


Aug 25, 2010, 00:59 ET Investment Demand Will Continue to Support Robust Gold Market During 2010

Demand for gold will remain robust during 2010 as a result of accelerating demand from India and China, as well as increasing global investment...


May 26, 2010, 07:28 ET Strong Gold Demand Expected for 2010

- Economic Uncertainty, Sovereign Risk in Western Markets and Appetite for Gold From Asia to Underpin Market The World Gold Council ("WGC")...


May 26, 2010, 00:59 ET Strong Gold Demand Expected for 2010

- Economic Uncertainty, Sovereign Risk in Western Markets and Appetite for Gold From Asia to Underpin Market The World Gold Council ("WGC")...


Apr 01, 2010, 05:23 ET World Gold Council and ICBC Enter Into Strategic Partnership to Promote China's Gold Market

World Gold Council ("WGC") and Industrial and Commercial Bank of China ("ICBC") have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for strategic...


Mar 28, 2010, 21:00 ET Demand for Gold in China to Double Within Ten Years

BEIJING, LONDON and NEW YORK, March 29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - Latest World Gold Council Analysis Suggests Medium Term Outlook for...


Feb 18, 2010, 12:57 ET World Gold Council Anticipates Orderly Execution of IMF Gold Sales

World Gold Council welcomes the announcement by the International Monetary Fund (IMF), that the next phase of its previously announced gold sales...


Feb 17, 2010, 09:00 ET Diversity of Global Gold Market Keeps 2009 Demand Above $US100 Billion Mark

In 2009, dollar demand for gold remained above the $US100 billion mark for the second year in succession against the backdrop of continued...