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      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...

    2. 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...

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    1. 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...

    2. 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...

    3. 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...

    4. 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...

    5. 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...

    6. 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...

    7. 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,...

    8. 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...

    9. 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...

    10. 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...

    11. 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...

    12. July 20, 2015

      Gold miners: dance of debt

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

    13. 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...

    14. 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...

    15. 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...

    16. 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...

    17. 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...

    18. 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...

    19. 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...

    20. 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...

    21. 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...

    22. 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...

    23. 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...

    24. 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...

    25. June 4, 2015

      Leading gold exchange traded fund falls out of top 10

      The world’s largest gold exchange traded fund, the SPDR Gold Shares, has fallen out of the world’s top 10 ETFs amid...

    26. May 27, 2015

      Strategies for building a ‘starter-kit’ gold mine

      Gold miners call it “the first pour” — the moment when liquid gold, the initial ounces recovered from tonnes of crushed...

    27. May 26, 2015

      Zijin strikes deals with western miners

      Zijin Mining has struck deals to buy assets and pursue long-term ventures with two western miners, underscoring China’s...

    28. May 25, 2015

      South Africa gold mining groups face tough pay talks

      As South Africa’s gold miners gear up for crucial wage negotiations, industry executives are warning the future shape...

    29. May 25, 2015

      India seeks to tap into vast private gold hoards

      India’s policy makers have long sought to curb their citizens’ rapacious appetite for imported gold — tonnes of which...

    30. May 18, 2015

      Traders warn on gold liquidity

      A few years ago London’s precious metals traders would arrive at their desks to find the phones flashing. On the other...

    31. May 15, 2015

      Digital currencies: A gold standard for bitcoin

      Anthem Blanchard grew up with gold. His father was such a dedicated goldbug that he flew a biplane towing a 50-foot...

    32. May 14, 2015

      Rush for China stocks eats into demand for gold

      Global gold demand eased 1 per cent in the first quarter, hit by a big retreat in Chinese jewellery buying as local...

    33. May 13, 2015

      Commodity markets wary of false alarm as El Niño blows back

      After a five-year absence, El Niño is back. The last time the weather event emerged in 2009-10, droughts damaged crops...

    34. April 29, 2015

      Venezuela in gold swap with Citi

      Venezuela has turned to Wall Street to help it secure US dollar funding through its large gold reserves as the country...

    35. April 28, 2015

      Investors reject Barrick Gold’s management pay plan

      Investors in Barrick Gold, the world’s largest gold producer by output, have delivered a sharp rebuke to the company by...

    36. FT Alphaville

      April 22, 2015

      Saving Trader Sarao

      Picture the scene in the London borough of Hounslow on Tuesday lunchtime, as police moved in to arrest one Navinder...

    37. April 14, 2015

      Dollar and Treasury yields slide as US data disappoint

      Tuesday 21:00 BST. The dollar and Treasury yields stumbled as softer than forecast US retail sales data caused traders...

    38. April 12, 2015

      North Americans lead chase to buy AngloGold mine

      North American gold producers are leading the chase to buy an AngloGold Ashanti mine in the US, underlining their...

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