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Catch up on all the latest news about gold, silver, and the financial markets. Our expert articles often explore how macro economic factors -- the "big picture" -- can have a big effect on precious metals prices. You can keep abreast of all of this in our News section.
It's always a good idea for investors to keep up with new developments in the market. We curate the financial headlines for you and provide commentary on all the current events that could impact your investment portfolio.
Polish Central Bank Buys Gold According to Secret EU Plan
The Polish central bank has bought roughly 300 tonnes of gold in recent years to bring its gold to GDP ratio in line with the average in the eurozone.
5 Factors That Influence How Commodity Prices Impact the Value of Gold
One factor that plays a pivotal role in gold prices is the ups and downs in commodity prices, ranging from oil and metals to agricultural products.
Dutch Central Bank Admits It Has Prepared for a New Gold Standard
Interview reveals Dutch central bank (DNB) has equalized its gold reserves to the eurozone and rest of world. Could official gold reserves underpin a new gold standard?
German Central Bank: Gold Revaluation Account Underlines Soundness of Balance Sheet
Executive Board Member of the German central bank makes clear that losses on the central bank’s balance sheet are guaranteed by the bank’s gold revaluation account (GRA).
How a Central Bank in the Caribbean Recently Used Its Gold Revaluation Account to Cover Losses
By selling and immediately buying back some of its gold reserves, the central bank of Curaçao and Saint Martin managed to use its gold revaluation account to offset losses in 2021. This trick could be used the world over to heal central banks’ balance sheets.
Estimating the True Size of China’s Gold Reserves
According to Jan Nieuwenhuijs's analysis, the Chinese central bank owns 4,309 tonnes of gold, which is more than double than what is officially disclosed.
Should I Buy Gold Now in 2023?
There are compelling reasons why you should buy gold now. 2023 is very likely to be an ideal time to start buying gold in order to protect your wealth.
Governor of Dutch Central Bank States Gold Revaluation Account Is Solvency Backstop
The Governor of the Dutch central bank said in an interview on television that the gold revaluation account (GRA) ensures the solvency of his central bank.
What Happened to the $650 Billion in SDRs Issued in 2021?
A bazooka issuance of 456 billion new SDRs (~$650B) by the IMF in August 2021 “to boost global liquidity” has accomplished very little of what was intended.