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Articles written by Kate Gerbich
Kate is a Research Editor at Gold Made Simple and contributes news, articles and features on the website. Kate gained valuable research training and experience with the BBC. She previously worked for the BBC Features Department as a Production Assistant and Researcher on a variety of primetime television programmes. https://uk.linkedin.com/in/kate-gerbich-80600617

Chairman of Petropavlovsk steps down

Peter Hambro, chairman of gold miner Petropavlovsk, has stepped down. The decision was made on the back of a shareholder revolt, but the founder of the Russian company held his ground against corporate governance criticisms. Despite resigning, he will stay on as executive director until the turnaround process is complete, according to CityAM. The paper […]

May 16th, 2017 | Posted in Gold News,Mining | Read More »

Gold price has mixed feelings, mining violence continues

After a run of bearish sentiment, the gold market is trying to find its feet. Last week saw  the gold price suffer its largest seven-day loss of the year, suffering multiple blows from the Macron victory in France, and a double whammy of economic data and a strong dollar from the US. Spot gold currently […]

May 9th, 2017 | Posted in Gold News,Mining | Read More »

Gold price hits one-week high while Australian Kingsgate fights Thai mine closure

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Eureka gold mine: Photo credit: James Marvin Phelps. Edited with TVScanline The gold price has hit a one week high, with a weaker dollar and shaky US economic data. Reuters reported that spot gold had risen 0.4% to $1257.73 per ounce at 06:58 GMT, while gold futures increased by 0.5% to $1,259.9 Some of the […]

April 4th, 2017 | Posted in Gold News,Mining | Read More »

Gold price rises as markets waver over Obamacare repeal

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The gold price has risen above $1250 amid slumping stocks, as equity investors fret about the impact the upcoming vote on whether Obamacare will be repealed may have on the markets. The bill is likely to fail and Obama’s Affordable Care Act remain. The New York Times reported that “No more than 22 Republicans can […]

March 24th, 2017 | Posted in Gold News,Mining | Read More »

Gold price dip has knock-on effect on mining stock values

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The gold price has slumped after a dollar rally. On Thursday, the dollar, as measured by ICE U.S. Dollar Index, was trading 0.2% higher at 102 after touching its highest level in about two months, while the gold price for April delivery fell $17.10, or 1.4%, to settle at $1,232.90, according to Marketwatch. Mihir Kapadia, […]

March 3rd, 2017 | Posted in Gold News,Mining | Read More »

Gold price may break $1,300 and rare Iron Age gold found

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David Wilson, head of metals research at Citigroup, says that he thinks the gold price should break the coveted $1,300 mark by the end of the year. The “Trump reflation trade” should reverse and subdued real interest rates, coupled with moderating dollar strength, could provide “positive momentum” for the gold price, Wilson told Bloomberg TV. […]

February 28th, 2017 | Posted in Gold News,Mining | Read More »

Gold price supports return of AngloGold dividend

The world’s third largest gold producer, Johannesburg-based AngloGold Ashanti, are to renew their dividend for the first time since 2013 amid healthier gold prices, it has been revealed. AngloGold Ashanti had previously suspended dealing out capital to their shareholders owing to unfavourable market conditions. More recently, however, the relative attractiveness of foreign currencies and a […]

February 21st, 2017 | Posted in Gold News,Mining | Read More »

Gold price continues short term caution, peak of $1,350 could trigger new mining projects

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As alluded to yesterday, Janet Yellen’s semi-annual monetary policy report to Congress on Tuesday was cause for much anxiety in the gold markets, owing to anticipation over whether Yellen would confirm or deny the possibility of an interest rate hike in March. Since then, news from the testimony pointed towards the feared rate hike. CityAM […]

February 15th, 2017 | Posted in Gold News,Mining | Read More »

Gold price steady amid Bureau of Labour Statistics report, no Fed announcement expected in short term

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The Bureau of Labour Statistics (BLS) released its monthly report last Friday, with the ‘US economy creating 227,000 new jobs in January, as jobless rate rises to 4.8%’, according to the Guardian. Whilst this suggests that the US economy is ticking over, the mixed results don’t suggest anything like a short term inflationary surge, nor […]

February 6th, 2017 | Posted in Gold News,Mining | Read More »

The gold price finds a nest as Year of the Rooster kicks off

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The gold price is set to fall as the Chinese New Year comes about in full swing, following a surge after Donald Trump announced his new policies. Celebrations for the Year of the Rooster started last friday and are marked by an official week of holiday, although festivities usually last for two. China regularly vies […]

January 30th, 2017 | Posted in Gold News | Read More »

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