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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

Glint lines up for US launch


Gold currency app Glint is preparing to launch in the US. The London based fintech aims to bring the global currency of gold to the American market and has lined up partnerships with Sutton Bank and Galileo Processing to facilitate its US expansion. “We are so delighted to have partnered with Sutton Bank and Galileo […]

September 16th, 2018 | Posted in Gold News | Read More »

Hungary undertakes gold repatriation

Hungary has announced the relocation of three tonnes of gold from London to Budapest. The Hungarian central bank said the repatriation of the gold, worth $130 million would “strengthen market confidence towards Hungary”. Presumably the European state is now saving on storage costs but it has not divulged any savings or the method of the […]

March 15th, 2018 | Posted in Gold News | Read More »

Gold hitting new highs over North Korea while Acacia looks to turn back on Tanzania

Yesterday evening the gold price hit its highest point in just under a year. Spot gold reached $1,377.40 before settling at $1,330.71 at 09:49 BST today. Gold rose in response to the combination of the escalating situation in North Korea, and a global sell-off in the stock markets. The dollar depreciated against the yen and […]

September 5th, 2017 | Posted in Gold News,Mining | Read More »

Economic data exceeds expectations and puts pressure on gold price

The gold price has continued its steady pattern from yesterday, albeit facing downward pressure from the continuing threat of a recovering dollar and good economic data, but has proved resilient by the ongoing threat from North Korea. The dollar’s recovery, which has seen it rise up from its 15-month low on Tuesday, can be attributed […]

August 31st, 2017 | Posted in Gold News | Read More »

New geological acid seas theory sees mining firm valued at half a billion dollars


Are the plains of Western Australia the gold laden brethren of South Africa’s welds? Quinton Todd Hennigh, is certainly hoping so, the president of Novo Resources Corp has seen the value of his business rocket on the back of such a theory. Hennigh believes the Witwatersrand region of South Africa, home to one of the […]

August 23rd, 2017 | Posted in Gold News | Read More »

Dollar rally sets gold back as markets await Fed minutes


Gold had its worst one day drop in six weeks yesterday. This morning the spot price was down to $1,270.31 while Tuesday saw gold for December delivery lose $10.70, or 0.8%, to move to $1,279.70. The drop in price marks a change in fortune for the yellow metal which had been enjoying a more bullish […]

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

Gold strengthening as Guam missile crisis continues 

USS Ronald Reagan

Gold rose again on Thursday as tensions between North Korea and the US continued to impact markets. This morning gold had reached $1,286.33 while gold for delivery in December rose 0.8% to $1,290.10. The ongoing political crisis that has seen North Korea state it was seeking to strike the US Pacific island territory of Guam […]

August 11th, 2017 | Posted in Gold News | Read More »

Gold as payment targeted by tax panel GAAR’s first ruling

Pocketing gold as payment is no longer allowed

A ruling under the UK’s tax General Anti-Abuse Rule (GAAR) has forbidden payment in gold. The GAAR’s panel made the ruling to prevent tax avoidance via payment of salary in gold bullion or nefarious accountancy practices that move wealth via the buying and selling of assets – commonly gold. “HMRC has already made clear that […]

August 8th, 2017 | Posted in Gold News | Read More »

Gold off a seven week high, into new price parameter

The gold price was at $1,266.02 this morning, marking a come down from a previous seven week high of $1,273 last night. Gold’s robust outlook and price pick up has been largely attributed to the weaker economic data coming from the US, offsetting the prospect of any significant interest rate hikes by the Federal Reserve. […]

August 2nd, 2017 | Posted in Gold News | Read More »

Dollar bounce sees gold dip after six-week high

A recovery for the US dollar has seen gold take a dip from the six week highs it enjoyed earlier in the week. The dollar bounced having fallen recently following less sparkling US economic data that impacted on inflation predictions. As a result the Federal Reserve (the Fed), led by chair Janet Yellen, delayed any […]

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

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