31 August 2013
30 August 2013
Barclays Gold pricing model may not have added much new knowledge to those eagerly tracking gold market as an investment or from an academic perspective. A model is but a simplification of reality and perhaps Barclays model has visually and more descriptively tried to bring forth the importance of the most quoted variables by analyst
29 August 2013
Russia added 6.5 tonnes to confirm its position as the world's 7th largest gold holder, breaking the 1,000-tonne mark for the first time. Turkish bank deposits added a further 22 tonnes to Ankara's holdings, the 11th largest at 464 tonnes.
28 August 2013
27 August 2013
26 August 2013
25 August 2013
24 August 2013
The annual MACCIA Awards aim to recognize and reward the work of those entities that have positively impacted the State of Maharashtra and brought laurels not only in an individual capacity but also helped put Brand Maharashtra on the Indian and global radar in the past year.
23 August 2013
When it comes to Indian jewellery tradition and culture, web alone may not satisfy the knowledge sought by students of history, jewellery designers and for that matter anyone interested in the topic. That is where books play a major role and some of them may be out of print and available only in libraries and museums
22 August 2013
21 August 2013
20 August 2013
Gold ETP holdings rose last week by 4.1 tonnes. However, metal held in trust is down 20.2 tonnes so far in August, bringing year-to-date net outflows to around 665 tonnes so far this year. The distribution of outflows in August has been global, but largely has been concentrated in North American listed products.
11 August 2013
10 August 2013
The organisers of the major international event in China that attracts big players in mining and energy sector said that this year ten country sessions have been arranged and several government booths have been booked already. The annual industry event attracts major players from Canada, Australia, Greenland, Peru, Argentina every year and this year Chile, Kenya and New Zealand are expected to participate, the organisers said.
9 August 2013
Perhaps, I may reserve the technical view on gold to a later day but some overview on technicals may be appropriate at this time. The Kitco charts for one year gold based on closing New York prices show a continous downard slope or in technical terminology a descending channel. It would require sustained break above $1400 to push prices higher to $1500 and later $1600 levels.
8 August 2013
Although the US market can lead investor behaviour in the short term, the gold market has become more diverse in both sectors and geographies in recent years. The long-term performance of gold is not solely tied to US sentiment and behaviour.