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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.

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.

The UK’s economy is being kept afloat by retail spending and unsustainable spending, according to the office of Budget Responsibility (OBR).

For the first time since the 2008 economic crisis UK consumers are spending more than their incomes. By 2022 ...

10 Mar 2017, 10:08 a.m.

On March 15th U.S. federal debt is expected to reach $20 trillion. By law the Trump administration will not be able to borrow a further dollar unless the debt ceiling is raised. If not raised the U.S government will soon ...

8 Mar 2017, 11:42 a.m.

The silver price has consolidated in recent days following Thursday’s savage attack which saw the silver price fall 4% in under an hour. Just as the European markets closed, someone decided to dump over 23,000 silver futures contracts or 1.15 million ...

7 Mar 2017, 10:16 a.m.

There's been an increase in gold prices to levels not seen since Donald Trump's election victory in November last year.

Ole Hansen, head of commodity strategy at Saxo Bank in Copenhagen, said: "(Gold price) support has come from the unwinding ...

24 Feb 2017, 4 p.m.

It's being widely reported that the former head of the US federal reserve has said he has 'grave concerns' about the future of the euro adding that he fears it may be on the verge of collapse.

Alan Greenspan, who ...

20 Feb 2017, 2:03 p.m.

It's no surprise at the moment that the gold price has been hit by the election of Donald Trump as president of the United States of America.

Despite that, Swiss bank UBS is saying that investors need to hold their ...

14 Feb 2017, 4:43 p.m.

America’s biggest foreign creditors have begun to dump American debt in response to Donald Trump’s presidency and economic policies.

Once known as the world’s safest debt market, it seems as though bigger deficits, increased inflation and interest rate hikes are ...

13 Feb 2017, 12:43 p.m.

The German Federal Bank says it plans to have half its gold reserves moved to Frankfurt by the end of this year.

A lack of confidence in the euro and concerns over the future of Europe means the German public ...

9 Feb 2017, 5:04 p.m.

There's a prediction that the pound could head for just one more final dip as article 50 –the process of starting to leave the EU – is finally triggered at the end of March.

It’s thought that the start of ...

9 Feb 2017, 10:50 a.m.
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