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Updated 11:36 25/05/17

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Gold News


Welcome to the BullionByPost gold news service. Here we aim to cover all the latest stories affecting the gold and silver markets bringing you the headlines as and when they happen.

The gold price rose sharply on Wednesday buoyed by political turmoil in Washington. The yellow metal hit a two-week high of $1,262.66 per ounce following the announcement former FBI director, Robert Nueller, will lead an investigation into Russia’s ...

18 May 2017, 12:17 p.m.

The gold price has fallen 7.6% (£-79.26/ oz t) in the last three weeks, approaching levels not seen since January this year.

The decline was accelerated by an overnight plunge of 1.75% after a statement from the Federal Reserve on ...

5 May 2017, 12:32 p.m.

The Russian Central Bank (RCB) added a further 25 metric tonnes of gold bullion to their official reserves in March. The figure is up from the 9 metric tonnes bought in February, but well below the 31 metric tonnes bought ...

25 Apr 2017, 10:09 a.m.

Last night’s terror-related shooting in Paris has the potential to change the course of the upcoming French election. 

With a record number of voters still undecided, experts say the shooting of a police officer on the Champs Elysees could bolster ...

21 Apr 2017, 9:50 a.m.

The gold price fell 2% yesterday following Theresa May’s decision to hold a snap general election on the 8th of June.  The pound surged as high as $1.27 against the U.S. dollar, its highest levels since December 2016.

The currency ...

19 Apr 2017, 9:48 a.m.

Sterling has surged over 1% against the U.S. dollar causing the gold price to fall to £1,005 per ounce following Theresa May's snap decision to hold a general election.

May said Britain needs certainty, stability and strong leadership following the ...

18 Apr 2017, 4:45 p.m.

China’s second largest gold producer the Shandong Gold Group Co have discovered China’s largest ever gold mine in the North East province of Laizhou-Zhaoyan.

Initial reports estimate that the deposit could yield 382 tons of yellow metal over the next ...

30 Mar 2017, 10:36 a.m.

Donald Trump's setback on Friday has helped to push up the price of gold to a one-month high.

The President's failure to pass the US healthcare bill on Friday has led to worries that Trump won'y be able to deliver ...

27 Mar 2017, 9:51 a.m.

It’s been confirmed that a hoard of gold found inside a piano in Shropshire was a collection of sovereign coins.

The collection includes an undisclosed amount of full and half sovereigns.  They were found in the piano just before Christmas ...

24 Mar 2017, 3:45 p.m.

Analysts are predicting an upsurge in the number of investors putting their cash back into gold.

That’s according to Commerzbank analysts who say the fact that the gold price rose to $1,250 an ounce this week is one of the ...

24 Mar 2017, 1 p.m.

The gold price has reacted well to last week’s much anticipated U.S rate hike. The price has advanced over $25 per ounce and is fast approaching the psychological $1,250 barrier.

Investors are once again turning to the yellow metal for ...

23 Mar 2017, 11:58 a.m.

The UK could be out of the European Union by March 2019 after it was announced the Prime Minister will trigger article 50 - the formal process of beginning to leave the union - on Wednesday next week.

Two years of negotiations ...

20 Mar 2017, 4:32 p.m.

For the second time in three months, the federal reserve took the decision to increase interest rates by 0.25%. The hike was widely expected, but the cautious tone adopted by Fed Chair Janet Yellen caused the U.S. dollar to fall ...

16 Mar 2017, 10:05 a.m.

There is no doubt that China wants to control the International Monetary System, which is why the emerging superpower has been purchasing huge amounts of bullion via government and private channels.

The Chinese gold market is opaque by design as ...

14 Mar 2017, 10:36 a.m.
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