Gold

Month One

( oz./#coins )

Half

( oz./#coins )

Quarter

( oz./#coins )

Tenth

( oz./#coins )

Total

( oz./#coins )

November 49,000
49,000
4,000
8,000
3,000
12,000
4,000
40,000
60,000
109,000
December 13,000
13,000
0
0
1,500
6,000
3,500
35,000
18,000
54,000
January 51,500
51,500
9,000
18,000
9,000
36,000
11,500
115,000
81,000
220,500
2013 2014
Tonnes Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3
Jewellery 550.5 690.1 556.3 572.7 574.4 512.9 534.2
Technology 103.5 103.5 103.1 98.1 98.1 100.5 97.9
Electronics 70.9 69.9 70.9 67.1 67.4 69.5 67.4
Other Industrial 23.7 24.2 23.2 22.0 22.2 22.1 22.0
Dentistry 8.9 9.5 9.0 8.9 8.6 8.8 8.5
Investment 286.3 230.6 192.0 184.3 280.0 226.1 204.4
Total bar and coin demand 462.9 632.8 312.3 365.3 282.6 266.0 245.6
Physical Bar demand 356.5 502.2 254.2 275.6 222.7 204.8 185.7
Official Coin 75.6 92.3 42.2 70.9 45.9 44.2 35.4
Medals/Imitation Coin 30.8 38.4 16.0 18.8 14.0 17.0 24.5
ETFs & similar products1 -176.5 -402.2 -120.2 -181.0 -2.6 -39.9 -41.3
Central bank net purchases 130.8 92.1 101.5 85.0 124.3 117.8 92.8
Gold demand 1,071.1 1,116.3 952.8 940.2 1,076.9 957.3 929.3
London pm fix, $/oz 1,631.8 1,414.8 1,326.3 1,276.2 1,293.1 1,288.4 1,281.9

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By Thursday, February 26, 2015

Mining Companies Set Massive ReturnsThe amount of pessimism towards gold companies is severe. If you have been listening to the mainstream financial outlets, you may be convinced by now that they are the worst investment you can add to your portfolio. But I disagree with this notion. In fact, I believe mining companies are setting up to provide investors with solid retur… Read More

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By Friday, February 20, 2015

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By Thursday, February 19, 2015

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By Thursday, February 12, 2015

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By Thursday, February 5, 2015

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