08
Jul
2009

GoldCore Precious Metals Market Update

Gold

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07
Jul
2009

GoldCore Precious Metals Market Update

Gold

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03
Jul
2009

GoldCore Precious Metals Market Update

Gold
Gold rebounded yesterday after the jobless figures out of the US were worse than expected. This instigated a slump in equities and investors pumped funds into gold to hedge against falling stock markets. Gold is currently trading at $932.60/£571/€666.04.

Silver
Silver has regained some of yesterday’s losses but is still trading at $13.39, down from $14.13 only 4 days ago.

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02
Jul
2009

GoldCore Precious Metals Market Update

Gold: China has requested that a new global currency be discussed at next week’s Group of Eight meeting in Italy. The news sent the dollar into a downward spiral and the price of gold rallied above $940, confirming its status as a currency hedge. The dollar has strengthened slightly today resulting in a small drop off in the gold price to $926.70.

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01
Jul
2009

GoldCore Bi Annual Market Review

With the end of the second quarter it is important to take stock and review how various assets have performed so far in 2009.

As per the tables below, gold and particularly silver have continued to outperform the vast majority of equity markets in the last six months. This is the particularly the case in terms of dollars (gold up 5.8%; silver up 21%) and euro (gold up 5.15%; silver up 20.3%). Thus gold again outperformed the benchmark S&P 500 (up 1.8) even after equity markets sharp rallies in the 2nd quarter.

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29
Jun
2009

GoldCore Precious Metals Market Update

Gold
Gold was trading in the mid $930s in Tokyo overnight but buying in Europe this morning took it over the $940 level. With increasing concerns regarding the sustainability of the fabled "green shoots" and whether the recent recovery in equity markets can be sustained, gold will continue to be well supported. Especially as the relative merits of the individual major currencies (EUR, USD, JPY and GBP) look increasingly like an ugly sister competition. Gold is currently trading at $942.2/£570/€671.

Silver

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26
Jun
2009

GoldCore Precious Metals Market Update

Gold

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25
Jun
2009

GoldCore Precious Metals Market Update

Gold

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25
Jun
2009

FSA Bans Commission for Advisors

Financial advisers are to be banned from receiving commission for selling investment, pension and life assurance products from 2012, under radical new rules announced by the Financial Services Authority in the UK.

In its Retail Distribution Review, the regulator set out new measures to “ensure that commission-bias is removed from the system – and recommendations made by advisers are not influenced by product providers.”

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23
Jun
2009

GoldCore Precious Metals Market Update

Gold
The continued pressure of a strong dollar saw gold fall yesterday as it technically broke through the trend-line of $934. Despite equity weakness, gold remains heavy. A move lower in the short term would seem likely. However, with the gold/silver ratio of 68.7, a 1st quarter low, this downward trend may soon be capped and a bounce back to all time highs in July may be possible. It has gained slightly this morning and is currently trading at $920.34.

Due to this price breakdown, gold ETFs saw net inflows for the first time in 3 months.

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