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What’s on the cards for gold in 2021?

The World Gold Council, in its Gold Outlook 2021 report, envisages another well supported year for gold investment, while consumption should benefit from the nascent economic recovery, especially in emerging markets.

Gold and climate change: The energy transition

The World Gold Council has identified that 99% of the greenhouse gas emissions from the gold sector are related to gold mining operations.
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ICMM announces equivalency benchmarks

The benchmarks enable all stakeholders to understand the coverage of different schemes in terms of the issues of concern to them.
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Growth investment demand for gold in Q3 offset by consumer weakness

The World Council reports the year-to-date demand of 2,972.1 t was 10% lower versus the same period in 2019.
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Gold ETFs surpass 1,000 tonnes of new demand in 2020

Gold ETFs have added more than 1,000 t for the first time ever, surpassing the 2009 record of 646 t.

World Gold Council committed to Sustainable Development Goals

“The UN’s deadline to meet its Sustainable Development Goals will soon be upon us and it is vital the pandemic does not postpone progress."

COVID-19 hits gold consumer demand in H1,2020

“COVID-19 created the perfect storm for gold investment as liquidity injections and record low interest rates significantly cut the cost of carrying gold."

Gold: Still a safe haven asset in times of crisis

As a high-quality, liquid asset, gold performs especially well during times of systemic crisis, helping investors preserve capital.

Hummingbird Resources joins World Gold Council

"I am looking forward to working with the Council and its Members to share best practice and to promote the long-term development of the gold industry.”
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Inflows into gold ETFs for a sixth straight month in April

Uncertainty surrounding the economic and social impact of COVID-19, along with significant central bank intervention, continued to drive inflows into gold.

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