International Economic News
3 Reasons To Be Bullish On Gold In 2021
Gold is poised to move higher in 2021. What are the major factors driving the gold price in 2021? Read our expert analysis and find out.
The History Of Silver: Timeline and Infographic
View the major events in 5,000 years of silver history with this helpful timeline infographic.
Why Palladium Prices Keep Going Up
Our precious metals expert explains what is driving palladium prices so high. Learn everything you need to know about investing in palladium and platinum.
Massive Gold Heists Strike Mexico, Brazil
$2.5 million in gold centenario coins were robbed from government mint in Mexico in broad daylight last week. This follows a daring $40 million gold heist at an airport in Brazil recently.
Will Gold-Backed Currencies Be Revived?
Many countries in East Asia and the surrounding regions are considering adopting a gold-backed currency as a move away from the U.S. dollar.
Perth Mint Appointed as Member of Shanghai Gold Exchange
The Shanghai Gold Exchange continues to emerge as one of the world's premier gold trading platforms. Australia's Perth Mint has been named an international member of the exchange, strengthening ties between the two regional powers.
The Problem With Venezuela's Gold
Venezuela is not only in the midst of a protracted economic crisis, but the Maduro government is also facing a growing political impasse. Where does the country's gold fit into this difficult situation?
Scotiabank Restructuring Metals Business
In addition to giving up its seat on the London fix, the Bank of Nova Scotia (Scotiabank) will gradually reduce its precious metals operations by half.
On the Immense Popularity of Sacagawea Dollars in Ecuador
As far as commercial use, many had assumed the coins dead, but the Sacagawea dollar has experienced a rebirth in Ecuador.