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18 Feb, 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...


17 Feb, 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...


11 Feb, 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...


02 Feb, 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...


25 Jan, 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...


25 Jan, 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...


09 Feb, 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...


19 Nov, 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...


08 Sep, 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...


12 Mar, 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...


10 Dec, 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...