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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.

Sterling’s rebound following Theresa May’s Brexit speech this morning saw the gold price drop (2% £20.04/oz t) in less than 3 hours.

The gold price had jumped above £1000 since the weekend after the pound slid on expectations that May would ...

17 Jan 2017, 2:54 p.m.

Gold rose for a fourth consecutive day thanks to a weakened dollar after Donald Trump’s first formal press conference since winning the election in November.

A lack of time spent discussing Trump’s expected fiscal stimulus plans led to a ...

12 Jan 2017, 12:29 p.m.
Gold’s impressive start to 2017 continued yesterday after surging to a one month high as the U.S. dollar weakened against a basket of the world’s leading currencies. The gold price rose despite the release of positive U.S. employment ...
6 Jan 2017, 12:37 p.m.

After a three-year losing streak the gold price posted a 31.8% return in 2016. The gain would have been a lot higher if the price had not declined following Donald Trump’s surprise victory in the U.S. election. As ...

5 Jan 2017, 10:24 a.m.

After failing to raise a necessary $5.2 billion in share capital, Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena SpA are set to be taken over by the Italian government in potentially Italy’s largest bank nationalisation since the 1930s.

Despite some ...

22 Dec 2016, 12:56 p.m.

After five consecutive weeks of losses for gold, hedge funds have decreased holdings in the precious metal to their lowest level since February.

Increasing interest rates, a stronger dollar, and higher bond yields have conspired to weaken demand for gold ...

19 Dec 2016, 3:05 p.m.

Gold denominated in U.S. dollars reacted badly to the Federal Reserve's decision to increase interest rates by a quarter of a percentage point. Despite the rise being widely expected the gold price dropped below $1,140 per oz. Raising ...

15 Dec 2016, 1:59 p.m.

The euro fell this morning after the head of the European Central Bank, Mario Draghi, pledged to prolong fiscal stimulus to the Eurozone. Despite being due to expire in March 2017, Draghi announced yesterday that he would extend the ongoing ...

9 Dec 2016, 11:41 a.m.

Evidence disclosed in the lawsuit regarding Deutsche Bank’s manipulation of the gold price have confirmed the involvement of several other banks in the rigging of the silver market.

This has only confirmed what many already suspected concerning the manipulation of ...

8 Dec 2016, 11:33 a.m.

Rumors are circulating that President elect Donald Trump is planning to appoint libertarian John Allison as Treasury Secretary.  The move will scare the hell out of the establishment and is not surprising when you consider that Trump has already questioned ...

29 Nov 2016, 11:09 a.m.

Shares in Italian banks have continued to tumble ahead of Sunday's referendum. Markets are becoming increasingly worried that voters will reject Prime Minister Renzi’s constitutional reforms and force his resignation. The constitutional changes are designed to reduce the power of ...

28 Nov 2016, 3:18 p.m.

Following Donald's Trumps election victory bank shares around the globe have surged, with one exception Italian financial sector. In the last month alone the share price of Italy’s largest financial institution, Unicredit, has plummeted over 15%. The country’s second largest ...

25 Nov 2016, 10:07 a.m.

Britain’s national debt stands at £1.7 trillion and grows at a rate of £5,170 per second, which is equivalent of burdening each taxpayer with a massive £49,215. Despite these horrific figures, Chancellor Philip Hammond plans to borrow even more money ...

24 Nov 2016, 11:47 a.m.
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