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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.”

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.
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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.

Q1 gold demand supported as COVID-19 fuels safe-haven investment

Global gold demand held firm at 1,083.8t in Q1 2020, a rise of 1% on the same period last year, according to the World Gold Council.

World Gold Council hosts webinar about gold demand

Dial into the World Gold Council's webinar to hear the council discuss and explain the main factors driving gold demand in the first quarter.
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Gold prices swing as markets sell off

Like most asset classes, gold is being affected by the unprecedented economic and financial market conditions in play around the globe.
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Gold price drivers – all roads lead to West Africa

The price of gold is influenced by a combination of supply, demand and investor sentiment. That seems simple enough but is sometimes counter-intuitive.

Gold slumped in 2019 as consumer demand outweighed ETF inflows

Global demand declined to 4355.7 t in 2019, down 1% on 2018, according to the World Gold Council’s latest Demand Trends report.

Gold outlook 2020: Risk appetite amid high uncertainty

Gold has had its best performance since 2010. It outperformed major global bond and emerging market stock benchmarks over that period.
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World Gold Council provides clarity on the emission profile of gold

Building on the initial research of 2018, the new report offers a more comprehensive overview of the current status of gold on the climate.

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