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    1. August 24, 2015

      Explainer: Why commodities have crashed

      Commodity prices have fallen to their lowest level since the financial crisis and — by at least one measure — to the...

    2. August 21, 2015

      Gold regains haven allure in equity rout

      Gold regained its role as a haven investment, recording its biggest five-day gain since January as equities markets...

    3. August 20, 2015

      Polyus Gold: au right

      When emerging market currencies collapse — as they have done this summer — a harsh spotlight turns on to their...

    4. August 17, 2015

      Investors cut gold holdings by $2.3bn

      Investors cut their holdings in gold exchange-traded products by $2.3bn last month as prices fell to their lowest level...

    5. August 14, 2015

      Gold starts to shine for investors

      In a world dominated by the virtual, holding a kilo gold bar roughly the size of an iPhone can have a primal resonance....

    6. August 14, 2015

      China reveals increase in gold holdings

      China released data on its gold holdings for the second time in a month on Friday in a sign of greater transparency as...

    7. August 13, 2015

      Gold demand falls to six-year low

      Demand for gold fell to its lowest in six years in the second quarter, in a further sign the world’s largest buyers are...

    8. August 12, 2015

      Gold bulls energised by currency war

      Another batch of central bank policy decisions will take place on Thursday. It will be particularly interesting to see...

    9. August 11, 2015

      Commodities crumble on China devaluation

      Commodities from metals to oil fell on Tuesday after China devalued its currency, renewing concerns about growth in the...

    10. FT Alphaville

      August 10, 2015

      That De La lalalalala bid (is not going to happen, right?)

      Introducing Daniel M. Harrison. Journalist. Author. Publisher. Editor-in-chief. FactoryBanking inventor. Serial...

    11. August 7, 2015

      Gold: Miner adjustments

      “Gold’s father is dirt, yet it regards itself as noble” So goes a Yiddish proverb. Trouble is, it has not lived up to...

    12. August 7, 2015

      Short-dated Treasuries muted after data

      Friday 21:00 BST. US equities and shorter-term Treasury notes slipped after keenly-awaited jobs data kept alive the...

    13. August 3, 2015

      Why gold has lost its shine for investors

      The observation that gold has been a disappointing investment of late should come as no surprise to anyone in the...

    14. July 27, 2015

      Dollar’s dip at start of the week stems recent gold selling

      There will be no economic updates or press conference to accompany the Federal Reserve’s decision on Wednesday. But...

    15. July 26, 2015

      UK-listed gold miners weather slump in prices better than most

      UK-listed gold miners were spared the worst of the stock market slump last week after the precious metal suffered its...

    16. July 24, 2015

      Gold: Flight from safety

      Gold investors had high hopes for China, believing not only that its emerging middle class would be big buyers of the...

    17. July 24, 2015

      Copper, gold and oil spur commodity rout

      Copper slid to a new six-year low triggered by concerns over weaker Chinese economic growth and increased supply...

    18. July 24, 2015

      Chart that tells a story — Gold

      What does this show? The price ogold hit a five-year low of $1,088 a troy ounce on 20 July, falling 4 per cent in just...

    19. July 22, 2015

      Mining shares plunge as commodities index hits 13-year low

      Billions of dollars of shareholder value was erased from the world’s largest mining companies on Wednesday as an index...

    20. July 22, 2015

      Midnight witness tracks gold crash

      In the small hours of Sunday morning, when most traders in London were asleep, one gold broker who was suffering a...

    21. July 21, 2015

      Miners claw back losses on gold bounce

      US mining companies clawed back some of their losses on Tuesday after suffering substantial slides the previous day,...

    22. July 21, 2015

      Petropavlovsk exploits rouble weakness to reduce operating costs

      Petropavlovsk, the gold miner rescued by a rights issue this year, said the fall in the Russian rouble would help it...

    23. July 21, 2015

      Stocks in retreat after recent strength

      Tuesday 21:00 BST. US and European stocks gave back some of their recent gains as the markets responded to some...

    24. July 20, 2015

      Emerging markets offer gold a glimmer of hope

      Shiny, quite heavy and doomed. No, not Donald Trump and his presidential ambitions, but gold, which plummeted 5 per...

    25. July 20, 2015

      Markets, data and official hints point to a rate rise

      More than Greece, more even than the Shanghai stock market, the US interest rate cycle obsesses financial markets. The...

    26. July 20, 2015

      Gold miners: dance of debt

      Aggressive selling by speculators. Lower than expected levels of Chinese central bank holdings. Outflows from...

    27. July 20, 2015

      Explainer: gold driven to five-year low

      Gold has fallen to a five-year low as a combination of macro and microeconomic factors line up against the precious...

    28. July 20, 2015

      Gold bugs squashed by aggressive selling

      Gold fell to its lowest level in five years on Monday as the strengthening dollar and the prospect of rising US...

    29. July 17, 2015

      China breaks 6-year silence on gold reserves

      China ended years of speculation about its official gold holdings by revealing an almost 60 per cent jump in its...

    30. July 16, 2015

      Gold falls as precious metals hit by stronger dollar

      Gold has fallen to an eight-month low as precious metals struggle in the face of a strengthening US dollar. As bullion...

    31. July 16, 2015

      Not a great scenario for gold bugs

      The dollar is rallying again and US borrowing costs — as measured by benchmark bond yields — are nudging to the top of...

    32. July 8, 2015

      Gold falls with stocks and commodities amid turmoil in China

      The world has nervously watched China’s stock markets crash and Greece come closer to being kicked out of the eurozone...

    33. July 7, 2015

      No rush for havens despite signs of doom

      Greece, Puerto Rico and China offer a steady stream of doom as prices in all three plunge, at least when allowed. But...

    34. FT Alphaville

      July 6, 2015

      A not very golden crisis

      Here’s a puzzle. Neither the Chinese stock slide or the Greek ‘no’ vote are having much of an effect on the gold price...

    35. July 1, 2015

      Investors turn to bitcoin as haven from Greek woes

      Bitcoin has been boosted by small European investors during the turmoil over Greece, as dealers of digital currencies...

    36. June 16, 2015

      Bank of China joins London gold benchmark

      A Chinese bank will join the group of western banks that help set the price of gold in London, giving the world’s...

    37. June 10, 2015

      Dollar setback good news for silver bulls

      The dollar index was back under pressure at mid-session on Wednesday, down to about 94.60 — nearly 6 per cent below the...

    38. June 9, 2015

      AngloGold ‘nails’ debt worries with US mine sale

      AngloGold Ashanti has “nailed” its balance sheet concerns after an $820m US mine sale, according to its chief...

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