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Posts Tagged ‘Gold Coins and Bars’

Gold Demand Surges As Chinese Seize The Golden Opportunity

Gold demand has surged in China over the last several weeks – a period generally considered out of season. Gold purchases in China are strongly associated with jewelry buying around the Lunar New Year holiday, which fell in early February. But the uncertainty confronting global economies has driven up demand from a different sort of buyer—the hard-nosed investor.

China is Effectively Consuming all of the World’s New Mined Gold Supply

With new global mined gold supply averaging around 258 tonnes per month, and with 255 tonnes of gold withdrawals from the Shanghai Gold Exchange in January, China is effectively consuming all of the world’s new mined supply. In addition, the India Trade Ministry is said to be seeking to cut the gold import tax.

Moscow Update: Gold During the Crisis

Have Russians turned into hard money enthusiasts? The majority of Russians have a savings-oriented mentality, so gold would fit rather snugly into their financial frame of reference. It’s time for Russians, Americans & everyone else to wake up, face up to the dangers of statist debauchery & prepare ourselves for the hard times to come!

Russia Raises Gold Holdings By 7.247 Tonnes To Over 1,040 Tonnes In Feb

Russia has increased its gold holdings by 7.247 tonnes to 1,042 tonnes in February. Turkey and Kazakhstan also raised their bullion reserves, data from the International Monetary Fund showed today. It will be interesting to see what Russian demand is in March and indeed in the coming months.

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