Gold

Gold Slips on Economic Optimism; Platinum Adds to Gains

Gold extended losses to a third straight session on Monday as U.S. data pointed to strong economic growth, while platinum group metals continued to add to gains on supply worries from South African labour strikes. May 19, 2014
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Gold Edges up on Ukraine; Platinum, Palladium hold Gains

Platinum and palladium on Wednesday retained sharp gains made overnight on worries that increasing labour tensions in major producer South Africa could hurt supply, while gold edged up on escalating violence in Ukraine. May 14, 2014
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Remember 1991? Is Chidambaram's Anti-Gold Policy Right?

Despite Indian Finance Minister P. Chidambaram's oft-repeated appeal to desist from buying gold, there is hardly any decline in gold sales across the country and the minister should realise that it was sine-qua-non to his budget beset with huge increase in daily taxes that had hit the country's massive middle class. Jun 14, 2013
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India's Gold Demand Falls 29 Percent In Q1; Price Upturn Likely In Future

India's gold demand slumped 29 percent in the year's first quarter, falling far behind China which is now the world's leading bullion market, the World Gold Council said Thursday. As per the organization's report, the country's gold consumption in volume declined to 207.6 tonnes in the first quarter, as compared to that of 291.8 tonnes at the same period the previous year. India's gold jewellery market reported a drop at 19 percent to 152 tonnes, while investment demand dipped 46 percent down... May 17, 2012
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India Gold Jewelers Back in Business, Ends 20-Day Nationwide Strike

Gold demand in India remained low after the country's gold bullion traders and jewelers ended their 20-day nationwide strike on Friday, but the gold entrepreneurs remained confident consumer interest on the precious safe haven yellow metal will pick up as the annual wedding season in the country begins. Apr 10, 2012