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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

ECB still unlikely to tighten, gold scammer story resurfaces

Yesterday the gold price improved slightly, as dollar weakness continued on the back of decreasing faith in the likelihood of a rate hike by the Federal Reserve. The ICE dollar index sat at 94.759, with gold futures fluctuating between $1,235.10 and $1,243.50. Today the dollar has strengthened slightly at 94.98, and gold futures fell to […]

July 20th, 2017 | Posted in Gold News | Read More »

Multiple arrests made over 100kg gold coin stolen from museum

Germany has made arrests over the theft of a 100kg gold coin, which was stolen last March from the Bode museum. The “Big Maple Leaf” had a diameter of 53cm and a thickness of 3cm, one of the only five pure gold commemorative pieces issued by the Royal Canadian Mint in 2007. It is made […]

July 13th, 2017 | Posted in Gold News,Mining | Read More »

Gold could hit $1,400 by year end says new report

Despite reaching an eight-week low over concern about upcoming monetary policy, the gold price could still reach $1,400 by the end of December, according to analysts at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. They believe that, as inflation continues to be low, this will cast doubt on the potential for future rate hikes, and therefore pressure […]

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

“Smart” ETF launched as gold stays steady over weak dollar

U.S. Global Investors CEO and chief investment officer Frank Holmes has set up a “smart ETF” that tracks a specialized or rules-based index to help hone in on high return players in the gold mining space. U.S. Global GO GOLD and Precious Metal Miners ETF (NYSEArca: GOAU) will appear on the New York stock exchange […]

June 29th, 2017 | Posted in Gold News,Mining | Read More »

Peter Hambro set to leave Petropavlovsk board

One of the founding members of Petropavlovsk (formerly Peter Hambro Mining plc), Peter Hambro, is expected to be removed from the board when they have their Annual General Meeting (AGM) this Thursday. Hambro had previously stepped down as Executive Chairman, but decided to stay on the board as Executive Director. He faces an election on […]

June 20th, 2017 | Posted in Gold News,Mining | Read More »

UK Election uncertainty sees gold trading quadruple

People have been selling their gold in parallel to some of the most unstable times the UK has experienced in years: “BullionVault [saw] four times the usual volume of trade after the UK election exit polls were published,” says CityAM’s Katherine Denham. She goes on to say that other firms in the gold market have […]

June 20th, 2017 | Posted in Gold News,Markets | Read More »

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

Eureka gold mine: Photo credit: James Marvin Phelps. Edited with TVScanline

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

Photo Credit: Carl Lender https://www.flickr.com/photos/clender/. Edited with TVScanline

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 »

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