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World Gold Council appoints John Reade as Chief Market Strategist
The World Gold Council today announced that it has appointed John Reade as Chief Market Strategist. John joins the World Gold Council from Paulson & Co, where he served as Managing Partner of Paulson Europe and Gold Strategist. Prior to Paulson & Co, John worked at UBS as the Precious Metal Strategist for a number of years. He is widely viewed as one of the preeminent gold analysts in the...

Gold demand rises 2% in 2016 as investment surges to four-year high
Global gold demand rose 2% in 2016 to reach 4,309 tonnes (t), the highest level since 2013, according to the World Gold Council’s latest Gold Demand Trends report. This was largely driven by inflows into gold-backed Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) of 532t, the second-highest year on record, as investors responded to concerns over future monetary policy, geopolitical uncertainty and negative...

“India’s Gold Market: evolution and innovation” examines the entire gold supply chain and the drivers for future growth
The World Gold Council today launched the report titled ‘India’s Gold Market: evolution and innovation’. This report explains the entire supply chain for India’s gold market– from imports and recycling through to consumer demand – and how it is likely to develop in the coming years. It also provides an overview of existing gold-related policies and how they...

هيئة المحاسبة والمراجعة للمؤسسات المالية الإسلامية تطلق المعيار الشرعي حول الذهب بالتعاون مع مجلس الذهب العالمي
حيث إنه أول معيار شرعيٍّ من نوعه يفصِّل ويضع قواعد محدّدة للاستثمار في الذهب والتعامل به في الصناعة المالية الإسلامية؛ حيث كانت كثير من الأحكام والضوابط التي اشتمل عليها المعيار تحيطها الضبابية وعدم التحديد. وقد أظهر المعيار الجديد جواز الاستثمار في الذهب بضوابط وشروط فصَّلها المعيار في لغة معاصرة ومحدَّدة، حيث بين آلية قبض الذهب في الواقع المعاصر وأحكام عياراته المختلفة ونحوها من الأحكام ذات...

Launch of the AAOIFI Shari’ah Standard on Gold, developed in collaboration with the World Gold Council
The Accounting and Auditing Organisation for Islamic Financial Institutions (AAOIFI) and the World Gold Council are delighted to announce the issuance of ‘Shari’ah Standard No. 57 on Gold and its Trading Controls (“the Standard”). The Standard deals with the Shari’ah rulings for gold in its various forms and categories, the Shari’ah parameters for gold...

Exchange-traded products continue to drive gold demand in the third quarter of 2016
Global gold demand reached 993 tonnes (t) in the third quarter of 2016, a fall of 10% compared to the same period last year, according to the World Gold Council’s latest Gold Demand Trends report. Net inflows into Exchange-traded products (ETPs) helped drive a sharp increase in investment demand, but this was not enough to offset falls in other areas, notably jewellery and purchases by...

Research indicates Indian consumer’s preference for the Indian Gold Coin
Indian Gold Coin currently available at select branches of four Indian banks – Indian Overseas Bank, Federal Bank, Vijaya Bank and Yes Bank  The Indian Gold Coin is among the key initiatives of the gold monetisation programme launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 5th November 2015 and is the country's first sovereign gold coin. A detailed study commissioned by the MMTC and...

World Gold Council appoints Joseph Cavatoni as Managing Director, USA and ETFs
The World Gold Council, the market development organization for the gold industry, today announced that it has appointed Joseph Cavatoni, Managing Director USA and ETFs, who joins from Blackrock. In this role, Mr. Cavatoni will lead the development of new gold-backed financial solutions that complement investors’ core portfolio holdings as well as bring equity research to market. He will...

Near record high in H1 demand driven by western investors
Global gold demand reached 2,335 tonnes (t) in the first half of 2016 with investment reaching record H1 levels, 16% higher than the previous record in H1 2009, according to the World Gold Council’s latest Gold Demand Trends report. Q2 2016 continued in the same vein as the first quarter this year with overall gold demand growing to 1,050t, up 15% from the Q2 2015 figure of 910t, boosted...

受西方投资者推动,2016年上半年黄金需求接近历史最高点
世界黄金协会近日发布的《黄金需求趋势报告》显示,2016年上半年全球黄金需求达到2,335公吨,成为投资需求创新高的上半年,上半年投资需求比2009年同期还要高出16%。 受持续大规模投资需求推动,2016年第二季度黄金需求延续了第一季度的走势,总体黄金需求增至1,050公吨,与2015年第二季度的910公吨相比增长15%。面对持续的政治、经济和社会动荡,投资者寻求分散风险和资产保值,投资需求达到448公吨。上半年黄金ETF表现极佳,接近580公吨,这主要归功于第二季度额外增持了237公吨。第二季度,一些市场的金条和金币需求也应声上涨,包括美国市场(达到25公吨,涨幅达101%),使得上半年金条和金币投资需求达到485公吨,与去年上半年相比增长了4%。 投资需求增长的一个原因是以美元计价的金价上涨了25%,促成自1980年以来表现最为强劲的上半年金价走势。...

World Gold Council, LME and key market participants to launch LMEprecious
The initiative has been driven by the need for greater market transparency, to support and aid ongoing regulatory change,  provide additional robustness to the precious metals market, broaden market access, make trading more capital efficient and trade lifecycle management easier. LMEprecious will be developed to accommodate the interests of the full range of market stakeholders and to...

The World Gold Council welcomes Sibanye Gold and OceanaGold as new Members
Sibanye Gold and OceanaGold Corporation have joined the World Gold Council, the market development organisation for the gold industry. Sibanye is the largest individual producer of gold in South Africa and one of the 10 largest globally. OceanaGold is a rapidly growing multinational gold producer with assets located in the Philippines, New Zealand and the United States. World Gold Council...

世界黄金协会欢迎新成员西班伊黄金公司(Sibanye Gold)及大洋黄金公司(OceanaGold)
西班伊黄金公司及大洋黄金公司加入黄金行业的市场发展机构——世界黄金协会。西班伊是南非最大的独立黄金生产企业,全球排名前十位。大洋黄金是一家发展迅猛的跨国黄金生产企业,在菲律宾、新西兰及美国拥有资产。 世界黄金协会首席执行官施安霂(Aram Shishmanian)表示,“世界黄金协会的会员都是世界领先并最具前瞻性思维的黄金矿业公司,我们非常高兴西班伊黄金公司及大洋黄金公司决定加入我们。 我还要特别欢迎尼尔和米克加入由各会员公司首席执行官组成的世界黄金协会董事会。这是一个极为重要的领导机构,它为保持和提高全世界黄金需求量设定工作日程”。 “我们业务的可持续性和为利益相关方提供价值的能力取决于黄金需求量的持续和增长”,西班伊公司首席执行官尼尔·弗隆曼(Neal Froneman)表示。...

Gold demand at record levels in Q1 2016 - up 21% as investors surged into ETFs
Global gold demand reached 1,290 tonnes (t) in the first quarter of 2016, a 21% increase compared to the same period last year, making it the second largest quarter on record, according to the World Gold Council’s Gold Demand Trends report. This increase was driven by huge inflows into exchange traded funds (ETFs), fuelled by investor concerns regarding economic fragility and an uncertain...

2016年第一季度黄金需求增长21%创历史新高,归因于投资者大幅增持黄金ETF
世界黄金协会(World Gold Council)最新发布的2016年第一季度《黄金需求趋势报告》数据显示,本季度全球黄金需求量达1,290公吨,同比上涨21%,成为有史以来需求量第二高的季度。这主要由于投资者对脆弱经济和不确定金融形势的担忧,促使其在本季度大幅增持黄金ETF。同时,受金价走高、印度行业罢工行动以及中国经济疲软的影响,许多消费者对于金饰购买持观望状态,第一季度全球金饰需求下跌19%。 2016年第一季度黄金ETF增持364公吨,同比2015年的26公吨,本季度成为2009年第一季度以来需求量最高的一个季度。由于欧洲和日本市场的负利率政策,加之中国经济的不确定性以及对于美联储加息放缓的预期和全球股票市场的波动,黄金的分散风险的功能得到了很好的体现。 本季度金条与金币需求量达254公吨,同比小幅上涨。需求在价格敏感型市场的疲软走势被其他地区的增势所抵消。...