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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....

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...

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...

Dec 10, 2009, 12:58 ET

World Gold Council Appoints Ian Telfer as New Chairman

World Gold Council (WGC) has announced the appointment of Ian Telfer as its new Chairman. Mr. Telfer is Chairman of the Canadian gold producer...

Nov 06, 2009, 10:12 ET

World Gold Council Welcomes Sri Lankan Allocation To Gold

The World Gold Council is delighted to note that the Central Bank of Sri Lanka has announced that it is buying gold to diversify its reserves....

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...

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...

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...

Apr 17, 2002, 01:00 ET

U.S. Gold Jewelry Sales Increase in 2001; World Gold Council Reveals Record Sales Despite Economic Downturn

NEW YORK, April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite a year marked by economic, political and national turmoil, fine gold jewelry sales in the U.S....

Nov 13, 2001, 00:00 ET

World Gold Council - Gold Demand Trends

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, Nov. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The figures for world gold demand during the third quarter of this year will be published in...

Nov 12, 2001, 00:00 ET

World Gold Council: Gold Demand Trends

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The figures for world gold demand during the third quarter of this year will be published in...