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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...


Feb 11, 2010, 04:30 ET Gold at Forefront of 'Nanotechnology Revolution'

- World Gold Council Research Paper Demonstrates Important Applications in Development Using Gold Nanoparticles World Gold Council (WGC) has...


Feb 02, 2010, 06:22 ET Gold Fundamentals Remain Strong Says WGC

Suggestions of a gold price 'bubble' do not take account of gold's market fundamentals, which remain robust, said World Gold Council. The gold...


Jan 25, 2010, 09:30 ET Survey Shows Concerns Over Copper Usage in Semiconductor Packaging

World Gold Council (WGC) has welcomed the results of a survey, conducted by SEMI, the global semiconductor industry association, which shows the...


Jan 25, 2010, 04:30 ET Survey Shows Concerns Over Copper Usage in Semiconductor Packaging

- First Global Study, Conducted by SEMI, of the Semiconductor Industry Into the use of Gold Wire vs. Copper Wire World Gold Council (WGC) has...


Feb 09, 2009, 10:19 ET Women Across the Globe See Gold Jewellery as 'Everlasting' - Perfect for Valentine's Day

Women across the globe agree unanimously that a key reason for buying gold jewellery as a gift is "because it is everlasting", an attribute that...


Nov 19, 2008, 07:00 ET Gold Reaches Record Dollar Demand in Q3

Dollar demand for gold reached an all-time quarterly record of US$32bn in the third quarter of 2008 as investors around the world sought refuge...


Sep 08, 2008, 01:00 ET World Gold Council Appoints Aram Shishmanian as Chief Executive Officer

NEW YORK, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- World Gold Council (WGC) has today announced the appointment of Aram Shishmanian as incoming Chief Executive...


Mar 12, 2008, 01:00 ET World Gold Council Appoints Gregory E. Wilkins as Chairman

LONDON, March 12 /PRNewswire/ -- World Gold Council (WGC) has today announced that Greg Wilkins, President and Chief Executive Officer of...


Dec 10, 2007, 00:00 ET World Gold Council and Nanostellar Join Forces to Drive Automotive Demand for Gold

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. and LONDON, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- World Gold Council (WGC), the organization responsible for driving global demand for...