All News

Transparent Precious Metal Holdings - Gold/Silver 1 day ago

Flows this week. Continue Reading arrow

ICE To Implement "Flash Boys" HFT Speed Bump To Stop Gold, Silver Manipulation 3 days ago

According to the CFTC, the Atlanta-based exchange plans to introduce a 3-millisecond trading delay, one which it calls Passive Order Protection. What is even more interesting is where said delay will be implemented: according to the regulatory filing, the speed bump will be first used on exchange's... Continue Reading arrow

The Consensus Is Clear: You Should Own Gold Now 4 days ago

With sentiment for the precious metals returning, outlook on prices turning bullish, and central banks piling on gold reserves, now is a great time to own the metals, according to panelists on the Ultimate Gold Panel. Continue Reading arrow

Gold Investor 4 days ago

In this edition of Gold Investor, we look back to the financial crisis; we consider the effect on the gold market since then and we look to the future. Continue Reading arrow

Italy’s Gold enters the Political Fray. But who really owns it? 4 days ago

Italy's new politicans are starting to take notice of the Italian gold holdings. But who actually owns this gold? The Italian central bank says it does. Continue Reading arrow

Following the money in commodities leads to gold mines 5 days ago

The common theme at two mining investment conferences held last week in Cape Town was that putting cash into gold mining companies offers the best prospects in the commodity space. Continue Reading arrow

Salvini Proposes Seizing Control Of Italy's Gold Reserves From Central Bank 5 days ago

The idea to liquidate Italy's gold in order to fund higher state spending appears to have emerged from Beppe Grillo, the co-founder of Five Star, who last September wrote that "It would allow us to finally put an end to this annoying story about the fact that ‘there is no money’", adding "why... Continue Reading arrow

The $12 trillion federal debt bombshell 5 days ago

“Paper money is now being created wholesale throughout the world. Stated simply, all paper currency is now valued against each other. But more important, ultimately ALL paper is ultimately valued against the only true, intrinsic money – gold. In world history, no irredeemable paper currency has... Continue Reading arrow

Chinese Gold Reserves 5 days ago

China adds 11.82 tonnnes to it's reserves in January. Continue Reading arrow

Transparent Precious Metal Holdings - Gold/Silver 1 week ago

Flows this week. Continue Reading arrow

The Great Japanese Gold Trade of 1859 1 week ago

When Japan was opened to trade in 1859, a poorly-chosen exchange rate between dollars and Japanese coins resulted in one of the greatest gold trades ever. Continue Reading arrow

Maduro Sold 40% of Venezuela's Gold Last Year Amid Cash Crunch 1 week ago

President Nicolas Maduro blew through more than 40 percent of Venezuela’s gold reserves last year in a desperate bid to fund government programs and pay millions to bondholders. Continue Reading arrow

The relevance of gold as a strategic asset 1 week ago

Why gold, why now. Continue Reading arrow

Perth Mint Coin Sales 1 week ago

Perth Mint sales for January. Continue Reading arrow

Transparent Precious Metal Holdings - Gold/Silver 2 weeks ago

Flows this week. Continue Reading arrow

Iran Launches Gold-backed Cryptocurrency as Anticipation for Crypto-Rial Grows to Evade US Sanctions 2 weeks ago

A gold-backed cryptocurrency has been launched in the Islamic Republic of Iran,. The cryptocurrency known as Peyman (the Persian word for covenant) is the fruit of cooperation between four banks and Ghoghnoos Company. Continue Reading arrow

Central Banks Haven't Bought This Much Gold Since Nixon Was President 2 weeks ago

Something big is happening in the gold market right now, and nowhere is that more apparent than in central banks of emerging economies. Last year was a watershed in the size of official gold purchases, as banks added an incredible 651.5 tonnes (worth some $27.7 billion) to their holdings, according... Continue Reading arrow

US Mint Coin Sales 2 weeks ago

January sales incorporated in December sales which didn't get processed due to Gov't shut down. Continue Reading arrow

Central banks bought last year the most #gold in 47 years, with 651.5 tonnes 2 weeks ago

Central banks bought last year the most #gold in 47 years, with 651.5 tonnes (74% higher y-o-y). This is the highest level of annual net purchases since the suspension of dollar convertibility into gold in 1971. Continue Reading arrow

Switzerland Gold Imports & Exports 2 weeks ago

Flows for December plus annual charts. Continue Reading arrow

Bank of England tears up its Gold Custody contract with Venezuela’s central bank 2 weeks ago

The Bank of England's confiscation of 31 tonnes of Venezuela's sovereign gold bars in London is a warning that the UK-US have no respect for property rights. Continue Reading arrow

Refusal to hand over Venezuelan gold means end of Britain as a financial center 2 weeks ago

“You can be sure that every government in the world is going to rethink putting any money in London, as they used to do, when they are watching this political manipulation with the money that they entrusted to the British. It is very dangerous for the world but for Britain particularly,”. Continue Reading arrow

Bitcoin Investors Are Moving to Gold 2 weeks ago

“Interestingly, we just polled 4,000 Bitcoin investors and their number one investment for 2019 is actually gold. So gold lost to Bitcoin and now it's going the other way.”. Continue Reading arrow

Australia's ANZ bank closes Singapore gold vault 3 weeks ago

Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Ltd (ANZ), whose gold bullion business is one of Asia’s largest, said on Thursday it was closing its precious metals vault in Singapore. Continue Reading arrow

Silk Road: China, India, Russia & Turkey Gold Consumption 3 weeks ago

Silk Road demand for November. Continue Reading arrow

India Gold Imports 3 weeks ago

Indian imports for November. Continue Reading arrow

Why This Billionaire Just Bought Gold for the First Time in His Life 3 weeks ago

Billionaire Sam Zell just announced that he bought gold for the very first time in his life because, as he puts it, “it is a good hedge.” In a recent Bloomberg interview, the Equity International founder and creator of the real estate investment trust (REIT) admitted to seeing an opportunity in... Continue Reading arrow

Arizona Legislator Proposes Securing State Reserves with Gold and Silver 3 weeks ago

An Arizona legislator has put forward a bill to de-risk the state’s financial holdings with a modest allocation to physical gold and silver in the state’s reserve fund. Continue Reading arrow

Blockchain to shake up mining and metals sector 3 weeks ago

The uptake of blockchain in trade finance continues with ING joining a consortium to digitise the mining and metals sector. The group is developing a blockchain-based platform with mining technology company MineHub that will make the entire supply chain more secure, transparent and efficient. Continue Reading arrow

The Power of Gold Diversification 3 weeks ago

“The whole point about gold,” Tapsell concludes, “and the quality that makes it so special and almost mystical in its appeal, is that it is universal, eternal and almost indestructible. The Minister will agree that it is also beautiful. The most enduring brand slogan of all time is, ‘As... Continue Reading arrow

Venezuela gold holdings in Bank of England soar on Deutsche deal 3 weeks ago

Venezuela’s gold holdings in the Bank of England have jumped after it closed out a gold swap deal with Deutsche Bank, according to two sources, as Britain remains reluctant to release gold held for the troubled OPEC nation. Continue Reading arrow

Our Currency and Our Problem 4 weeks ago

With its debt exploding and its international position weakening, the United States will choose to weaken the dollar as it has done before. Continue Reading arrow

Transparent Precious Metal Holdings - Gold/Silver 4 weeks ago

Flows this week. Continue Reading arrow

Russian Gold Reserves 4 weeks ago

Russia adds 300,000oz in December. Continue Reading arrow

Russia becomes world's fifth biggest gold holder after sanctions 4 weeks ago

Russia has overtaken China to become the world’s fifth largest official sector holder of gold as Western sanctions drove buying by its central bank to record highs in 2018, its data showed on Friday. Continue Reading arrow

Gold Seasonal Movements 4 weeks ago

Seasonal movements vs 2018 price action. Continue Reading arrow

Billionaire Sam Zell Buys Gold for First Time in Bet on Tight Supply 4 weeks ago

“The amount of capital being put into new gold mines is a most nonexistent,” Zell said. “All of the money is being used to buy up rivals.”. Continue Reading arrow

How California stayed with gold when the rest of the U.S. adopted fiat money 4 weeks ago

This post explores how California remained on a gold standard even as the rest of the U.S. went on a fiat currency standard during the American Civil War. Continue Reading arrow

Tocqueville Gold Strategy Fourth Quarter 2018 Investor Letter 4 weeks ago

Gold exposure, in our view, is the antidote to unknown adverse repercussions stemming from a sovereign-debt crisis. Gold has always protected capital from currency debasement. We believe it will prove to be a winning strategy in a bear market. Depressed gold and silver mining stocks have... Continue Reading arrow

Chinese gold demand falters but still up y-o-y - just 4 weeks ago

We still consider Shanghai Gold Exchange (SGE) gold withdrawal data the best comparable measure of the nation’s gold demand year on year and for 2018 the annual total was a little higher than in 2017 or 2016, but still well short of the record figure reported in 2015. Continue Reading arrow

Newmont to buy Goldcorp for $10 billion to create world's largest gold producer 4 weeks ago

Newmont Mining Corp said on Monday that it would buy smaller rival Goldcorp Inc in a deal valued at $10 billion, creating the world’s biggest gold producer by output. Continue Reading arrow

Transparent Precious Metal Holdings - Gold/Silver 5 weeks ago

Flows for the week & year. Continue Reading arrow

Chinese SGE Gold Withdrawals 5 weeks ago

SGE withdrawals for 2018. Continue Reading arrow

Separating truth from fiction in China’s golden game of Poker 5 weeks ago

The PboC announcement that it purchased 10 tonnes of gold in December 2018 after a two year hiatus raises a lot more questions than it answers. Continue Reading arrow

Goldman Sachs upped 12-month price forecast for Gold to $1425 5 weeks ago

In their latest gold-price forecast report, the US investment banking giant Goldman Sachs made upward revisions to their 12-month price outlook. Continue Reading arrow

Gold and Commodities Set to Soar in 2019 5 weeks ago

Goldman Sachs issues an overweight recommendation for gold and commodities. Continue Reading arrow

Outlook 2019: Economic trends and their impact on gold 5 weeks ago

Potential for growth and heightened risk in 2019. Continue Reading arrow

Gold mine production by country 5 weeks ago

In short, the world is a different place now than it was prior to the 2008 financial crisis in terms of gold production. Should physical demand soar once again as did in the 2009-2013 period, we could get the same price response we did then. Even as it is, substantially less metal is reaching the... Continue Reading arrow

Perth Mint Coin Sales 5 weeks ago

Sales for December. Continue Reading arrow

US Mint Coin Sales 5 weeks ago

US Mint sales for December & the year. Continue Reading arrow

BullionStar Articles Feed

We use cookies to enhance the user experience and to analyse traffic. Cookies are also used for the purpose of handling our system and services. By using our website, you accept that cookies are used. You can change the usage of cookies in your browser. The usage of cookies and the collection of customer information by BullionStar is guided by our Privacy Policy.