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  1. 20 hours ago

    Silver vulnerable to bearish action

    We’ve been here before. Several times. The price of silver is once again within the roughly $18.50-$19.00-an-ounce level...

  2. August 18, 2014

    Russia tensions push palladium to $900

    Palladium touched $900 a troy ounce on Monday for the first time since 2001, taking this year’s price gain to 25 per cent....

  1. August 15, 2014

    Silver fix enters the digital age

    London’s precious metals market entered the digital age on Friday when an algorithm was used for the first time to set the...

  2. August 6, 2014

    Palladium weakens as bulls head for exit

    The top performing precious metal of 2014 is beginning to come under pressure. Since reaching its highest level in almost 14...

  3. July 16, 2014

    New silver price is ‘improvement’ on fix

    The unfortunate name will disappear. So too will the private teleconference, as well as the ownership by a handful of banks...

  4. July 15, 2014

    Miners strike top of FTSE as metals recover

    Fresnillo led the FTSE 100 in morning trade on Tuesday as miners played a prominent role at the top of the main index. The...

  5. July 11, 2014

    CME and Thomson Reuters to set silver benchmark

    Thomson Reuters and exchange operator CME Group have won the race to oversee the new global silver price benchmark when the...

  6. July 10, 2014

    Gold and silver hit three-month highs

    Gold and silver prices rose to three-and-a-half month highs on Thursday as European stock markets fell and the dollar...

  7. July 9, 2014

    Joint Thomson Reuters/CME bid in lead for silver fix

    A joint proposal by Thomson Reuters, the data and news service, and exchange operator CME Group has emerged as the...

  8. July 8, 2014

    Good returns bring investors back to commodity ETFs

    The best commodities performance in years has rekindled interest in exchange traded funds that allow investors to trade the...

  9. July 1, 2014

    Contenders line up for silver benchmark

    For a metal normally associated with second prize, silver is attracting a lot of interest. Seven contenders have entered the...

  10. June 30, 2014

    Sibanye Gold weighs up move into platinum before end of year

    Sibanye Gold, the biggest producer of South African gold, is pushing ahead with plans to move into the country’s platinum...

  11. June 24, 2014

    Agreement marks end of South Africa platinum mining strike

    The world’s top three platinum producers and the upstart union that led an unprecedented five-month strike signed an...

  12. June 24, 2014

    South Africa strike casts shadow over white metals

    After 152 days, the longest, costliest strike in South African mining history is finally over. The industrial action by...

  13. June 20, 2014

    Gold and silver head for big weekly gains

    Gold and silver made their biggest weekly gains in more than three months after surging through $1,300 and $20 a troy ounce...

  14. June 5, 2014

    Newmont halts Indonesia mining operations

    US mining group Newmont has halted operations at its Indonesian gold and copper mine and will put 3,200 workers on leave...

  15. June 5, 2014

    Global miners’ dividends at risk, report finds

    The level of dividends paid by the world’s largest miners is at risk amid weaker commodity prices after companies’ payouts...

  16. June 4, 2014

    ETF Securities enters race to provide silver price benchmark

    One of the biggest providers of exchange traded funds has entered the race to develop a new global silver price benchmark...

  17. May 20, 2014

    Investors pile into palladium and platinum ETFs

    Holdings of physically backed palladium and platinum exchange traded funds have surged to record highs on the back of...

  18. May 14, 2014

    Retail investors back silver despite price drop

    Retail investors stayed loyal to silver last year as prices tumbled, but they could face more disappointment over the next...

  19. May 14, 2014

    London’s silver price fix dies after nearly 120 years

    It was born in the late 19th century when a handful of London bullion dealers agreed to meet daily under a cloud of cigar...

  20. April 8, 2014

    Mint ratio points to risk appetite worries

    After the “pennant” we noted in the Brent crude chart, we can see a similar formation for silver. A nine-month range from...

  21. April 7, 2014

    Ample stocks mute platinum strike effect

    Ample stocks are keeping the price of platinum in check even as industrial action in South Africa, the world’s biggest...

  22. March 25, 2014

    South Africa strike costs platinum producers $1bn

    The world’s top three platinum producers warned on Tuesday that a more than eight-week wage strike in South Africa has cost...

  23. March 24, 2014

    Palladium jumps on Russia concerns

    The price of palladium has hit its highest level in more than 2½ years amid concerns about potential trade sanctions against...

  24. February 27, 2014

    Impala fears strike will reverse industry gains

    Impala Platinum, the world’s second-largest producer of the precious metal, reported a rise in its first-half profits but...

  25. February 17, 2014

    South Africa mine strikes boost platinum price hopes

    Production stoppages in South Africa and an expected pick-up in demand from a recovering European economy are fuelling hopes...

  26. February 14, 2014

    Gold posts highest weekly gain in six months as dollar weakens

    Gold posted its highest weekly gain in six months, rising as much as 4 per cent to $1,320 a troy ounce on Friday, lifted by...

  27. February 10, 2014

    Silver positioned for a break higher

    The latest data from the Commodity Futures Trading Commission shows that in the week ending February 4, speculator positions...

  28. January 20, 2014

    Platinum jumps on South Africa strikes

    Platinum rose to its highest level since October on Monday following the announcement of strikes at the world’s three...

  29. January 20, 2014

    South African platinum producers braced for strikes

    The world’s largest platinum producers are bracing themselves for an industry salary strike this week as a South African...

  30. January 19, 2014

    Silver Wheaton pioneers payment streams for miners

    Silver Wheaton is one of the world’s largest producers of silver in spite of not owning a single mine. Its business is...

  31. December 26, 2013

    Mining sector faces fresh pain as Canadian listings drop

    A crisis in confidence in the mining sector, fuelled by a steep decline in metal prices, is set to deepen as the number of...

  32. November 25, 2013

    Platinum dragged lower by fall in gold

    Platinum has fallen to a one-month low, dragged down by gold prices, which lost ground amid easing political tensions after...

  33. November 13, 2013

    Small investors fuel US silver coin surge

    Demand for US silver coins has surged to a record high this year as small investors defy broader bearishness about precious...

  34. November 13, 2013

    Vulnerable silver may get Yellen respite

    Traders will be watching Janet Yellen’s confirmation hearings in Washington on Thursday for any guidance on the course of...

  35. October 25, 2013

    Gold producers accused over ‘misleading’ data

    A furious row has broken about between a high-profile gold investor and the industry body charged with promoting the...

  36. October 22, 2013

    China and Russia hold key to palladium price

    Traders of a technical bent may look at the price chart for palladium and see a pretty bullish image. At mid-session on...

  37. September 11, 2013

    Supply fears arrest palladium price slide

    Industrial troubles in South Africa and easing fears of a US strike on Syria have helped arrest a three-week slide in...

  38. September 4, 2013

    Bulls back platinum to rise

    Fundamental and technical factors look more bullish for platinum prices. On supply, another round of industrial action by...

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