LATEST NEWS:Gold ETF Buyers Return as Investors Take Cover From Equities

As a rout in energy prices spreads to global equities, investors are returning to gold to take cover. Assets in the SPDR Gold Trust, the world’s largest exchange-traded product backed by the metal, rose yesterday at the fastest pace since July. The holdings are up almost 1 percent in December, snapping four straight months of […]

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LATEST NEWS: Gold Bulls Return as Wagers on Stimulus Accumulate: Commodities

Speculators boosted bullish gold bets to a three-month high on signs central banks will act to counter low inflation, reviving the allure of bullion as a hedge. The net-long position in New Yorkfutures and options climbed for a third week, the longest expansion since July, government data show. Short holdings fell to a 14-week low. […]

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LATEST NEWS:Gold Rises as Rally in Crude Oil Spurs Investor Demand for Metal

Gold climbed as higher energy prices damped concern that inflation will remain low and revived demand for the precious metal as a store of value. Crude futures in New York advanced for the second time in three days. The correlation between gold and oil rose close to 0.4 today, the strongest link since July 2013. […]

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LATEST NEWS: China holds the gold price key

Those gold bug optimists who reckoned the likely Swiss Gold referendum ‘No’ vote had already been discounted by the markets were initially proven wrong. With some forlorn gold hopes hanging on for a surprise ‘Yes’ vote, the result was going to produce a knee-jerk reaction downwards as it will have perhaps prompted more selling from […]

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LATEST NEWS: Gold Trades Little Changed as Dollar Falls From Five-Year High

Gold traded steady as the dollar fell from a five-year high, boosting demand for the metal as an alternative investment. The dollar lost as much as 0.2 against a basket of 10 currencies after touching the highest since March 2009. Bullion slid earlier after a government report showed the U.S. economy expanded more than expected, […]

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LATEST NEWS : Gold Wagers Gain as China Rate Reduction Stems Rout

Hedge funds added bullish gold wagers at the fastest pace since June as central bank action from China to Japan and Europehelped stem the rout in prices. The net-long position in New York futures and options expanded 56 percent, U.S. government data show. Short holdings fell to a two-month low and long wagers climbed for […]

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LATEST NEWS : The new London gold ‘fix’ – the battle has commenced

With the new procedures for setting London benchmark prices for silver (Thomson Reuters/CME Group) and platinum and palladium (The LME) the battle for the big prize – setting the London benchmark gold price (the gold fixing as it has been designated for much of the past century) – commenced with a seminar on October 24th in […]

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LATEST NEWS : Gold Bulls Lured Back for First Time in Two Months: Commodities

Speculators added bullish gold bets for the first time in nine weeks as concern that global economic growth is slowing whipsawed equity markets. The gain in the net-long position in New York gold futures and options snapped the longest run of reductions since 2010. Prices rose for a second week as global equities retreated to […]

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LATEST NEWS : Gold Bulls Lured Back for First Time in Two Months: Commodities

Speculators added bullish gold bets for the first time in nine weeks as concern that global economic growth is slowing whipsawed equity markets. The gain in the net-long position in New York gold futures and options snapped the longest run of reductions since 2010. Prices rose for a second week as global equities retreated to […]

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LATEST NEWS : Gold Extends Rebound From 2014 Low as China Returns From Break

Gold rose as the drop to this year’s low lured Chinese buyers returning from a weeklong break, while investors awaited minutes of the Federal Reserve’s last meeting. Platinum extended a rally from a five-year low. continue reading at bloomberg.com

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