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    1. April 29, 2016

      Gold finds a new home beneath London’s streets

      Why did pirates wear gold earrings? So that when they came to a violent or disease-ridden end on a distant shore, they...

    2. Fast FT

      April 29, 2016

      Asian markets mixed as yen continues to climb

      The yen hit its highest point in 18 months on Friday, keeping Asian stocks subdued a day after the Bank of Japan...

    3. April 28, 2016

      Gold shines as stellar run sustained

      Gold prices jumped on Thursday, extending their best start to a year in more than three decades, as a sharp fall in the...

    4. Fast FT

      April 28, 2016

      Bank of Japan rumbles global markets

      The yen is surging and stocks are taking a hit after the Bank of Japan dashed traders hopes of further stimulus...

    5. April 20, 2016

      Silver surges to best performing commodity

      An explosive two-week rally has made silver one of the best performing commodities this year, fuelled by a surge in...

    6. April 19, 2016

      China launches renminbi-denominated gold benchmark

      China has launched a gold price benchmark to compete with London’s almost century-old process as the country seeks to...

    7. April 15, 2016

      Gold is overpriced and well worth it

      Gold has been having one of its moments since the beginning of the year; the dollar price is up over 15 per cent,...

    8. Fast FT

      April 13, 2016

      Fresnillo gold production jumps 26%

      My precious. The London-listed Mexican miner Fresnillo’s gold production climbed 26.3 per cent on the year in the three...

    9. April 10, 2016

      Stampede into gold catches BlackRock out

      It is a rare occurrence for BlackRock, the world’s largest investment manager, to slip up publicly. But an unexpected...

    10. Fast FT

      April 7, 2016

      Bank shares lead US stocks sharply lower

      US stocks faced heavy selling on Thursday, led by a sharp decline in bank shares, as investors dashed into haven...

    11. Fast FT

      April 7, 2016

      Centamin shares up 4.5% as gold production rises

      Centamin shares have jumped 4.5 per cent this morning after the Egyptian gold miner reported a 15.7 per cent...

    12. April 5, 2016

      Gold rallies — but for ‘bad’ reasons

      Gold was up strongly again in European trading on Tuesday. Explaining the precious metal’s moves can be frustrating...

    13. March 31, 2016

      Gold demand from central banks marches higher in turbulent 2015

      Heightened geopolitical tension and a push for diversification in reserve assets led to central banks’ net purchases of...

    14. Fast FT

      March 31, 2016

      Randgold commits to progressive dividend policy

      Miners across the world have been cutting dividends or abandoning policies to increase their payouts to shareholders....

    15. March 31, 2016

      Iron ore leads first-quarter commodities rebound

      Iron ore is set to outpace other commodities in the first three months of 2016, finishing a volatile quarter up almost...

    16. Fast FT

      March 30, 2016

      Gold poised for best quarter since '90

      Gold is poised for its best quarter in nearly 26 years. Gold prices are up 15.4 per cent so far this year, their...

    17. Fast FT

      March 29, 2016

      Yellen helps S&P 500 to highest close for 2016

      The S&P 500 closed at its highest level for the year after US stock markets were given a boost by Federal Reserve chair...

    18. March 28, 2016

      Scottish gold mine aims to meet demand for Highlands jewellery

      There is gold in the Scottish hills and one company has restarted a project to mine it. Two containers will be shipped...

    19. March 23, 2016

      Sibanye Gold: rand-y

      South African miners have not had much love from punters in recent years. Cost-cutting and asset sales did not work....

    20. March 23, 2016

      Gold prices retreat as dollar strengthens

      Gold retreated on Wednesday to its lowest level since late February, ending a brief rally spurred in part by haven...

    21. March 21, 2016

      Centamin warns 2016 will be crucial for west African exploration

      Centamin warned that this year would be crucial for its west African gold exploration plans as it saw lower earnings...

    22. Fast FT

      March 21, 2016

      Centamin lifts divi despite profit slide

      Centamin, the Egypt-based but London listed gold miner, suffered a chunky decline in pre-tax profit in 2015, as gold...

    23. Fast FT

      March 18, 2016

      Gold carves out biggest rally in 30 years

      Gold bugs are in a good mood. The shiny stuff is the best performing major asset in the world so far this year, and is...

    24. March 16, 2016

      Gold price takes off in early 2016 as a refuge from turmoil

      Gold is the cynic’s investment, a haven from the vagaries of the wider world, and this year cynicism is proving to be...

    25. March 11, 2016

      Gold back in vogue with investors amid uncertain economic outlook

      The shoppers thronging Harrods department store in London love a bargain as much as anyone, but in one corner of the...

    26. March 11, 2016

      Gold buoyed by strong demand via exchange traded funds

      Gold set a new peak for the year this week, with sentiment buoyed by strong investor demand via exchange traded funds....

    27. Fast FT

      March 10, 2016

      US stocks finish choppy day little changed

      US equities bounced in a wide range on Thursday as investors made sense of the European Central Bank’s dramatic new...

    28. March 7, 2016

      Energy sector stands out as oil extends rebound

      The resurgence in shares of US energy producers remained the most striking trend on Wall Street even as the broader...

    29. March 4, 2016

      Gold price hits 13-month high

      Gold bugs have momentum on their side after a blistering start to the year — the best since 1980 — with the price up...

    30. Fast FT

      March 4, 2016

      Gold price hits 13-month high

      My precious. The gold price just touched $1274.70 an ounce, a rise of 1 per cent from yesterday and the highest it has...

    31. Fast FT

      March 1, 2016

      Oil picks up, but gold and stocks show nerves

      European stocks are tracking a late Wall Street sell-off, though equities are underpinned by the meagre yields on offer...

    32. February 29, 2016

      Gold miners end best month since 1998

      Gold miners posted their best monthly performance in nearly 18 years after the yellow metal, a haven asset, has...

    33. Fast FT

      February 29, 2016

      Gold miners poised for best month since '98

      Gold miners were poised for their best monthly performance in nearly eighteen years as the yellow metal, a haven asset,...

    34. February 29, 2016

      Gold and yen lead the way in February

      Investors were rewarded during February for backing gold, long-dated Treasuries and, among currencies, the Japanese...

    35. February 29, 2016

      Gold grabs haven asset Oscar

      Rare stamps, Chinese ceramics, racing cars — such quixotic assets are a leap of faith for investors seeking refuge in...

    36. Fast FT

      February 24, 2016

      Gold nears 20% gain this year as ETFs lure cash

      Gold touched above $1,250 a troy ounce today, rising for the second day, as investors continued to buy exchange-traded...

    37. February 23, 2016

      ETF flows prompt bounceback for gold

      Gold rebounded as money flowed back into exchange traded funds but analysts cautioned that the gains might be limited...

    38. Fast FT

      February 22, 2016

      Gold slides as investors shift to risk assets

      Gold prices slid on Monday as US stocks rallied amid rising demand for risk assets. The precious metal dropped 1.4...

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