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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.

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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Don’t stop me now: central bank gold demand in August

Should central banks remain net purchasers of gold this year it’ll mark a decade since they switched from being net sellers.

World Gold Council launches Responsible Gold Mining Principles

The World Gold Council, the market development organisation for the gold industry, has launched its Responsible Gold Mining Principles.
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Cost reporting from gold sector misleading and inconsistent

The world’s gold sector has been called to account for fostering potentially misleading and inconsistent reporting of its actual cost structure.
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Gold: Heightened risk meets easy money

As investors looked to balance higher stock prices with an increasingly uncertain environment, gold prices surged, making it a performing asset.
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Gold demand lifted by central banks and ETFs in Q1

Global gold demand grew to 1,053.3 t in the first quarter of 2019 according to the World Gold Council’s latest Gold Demand Trends report.
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How blockchain is shaping ethics and morals in mining

It’s heartening to see that technology such as blockchain is being used to track the mining of diamonds through to points-of-purchase.
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Consultation on responsible gold mining begins

The World Gold Council, the gold market development organisation, has launched the Exposure Draft of its Responsible Gold Mining Principles.