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Investor holdings surge in Platinum ETFs
(Commodityonline - 31/01/2010)

Investor holdings in the by Goldessential monitored (pure-play) gold-backed exchange-traded funds were seen decreasing 1.044 tonnes (-33,575 ounces) or 0.06 pct in the week from January 22nd up to and including January 28th, in-house calculations based

Gold, silver continue to rule weak on global cues
(The Economic Times - 31/01/2010)

Gold prices continued to fall at the bullion market here today due to sustained offerings by stockists and jewellers amid subdued overseas market. Silver also moved down owing to lack of demand from industrial users. Standard gold (99.5 purity) declined

PRECIOUS METALS: Comex Gold Recovers From Near 3-Month Low
(The Wall Street Journal - 31/01/2010)

Gold hit its lowest level in nearly three months Thursday on risk aversion when the dollar strengthened and stocks tumbled, before the metal snapped nearly all the way back late in the pit session when technically oriented buying emerged above chart

PRECIOUS-Gold slips towards $1,080/oz as dollar holds firm
(Reuters - 31/01/2010)

Gold eased in Europe on Friday as the dollar held near multi-month highs versus the euro, with doubts over the outlook for smaller euro zone economies, mainly Greece, curbing interest in the single currency. Spot gold XAU= was bid at $1,082.55 an ounce

Gold Edges Lower as Data Lift Dollar
(The Wall Street Journal - 31/01/2010)

Gold futures finished a volatile session with a tiny loss Friday after the dollar was boosted by stronger-than-forecast U.S. economic data. The metal was on the defensive much of the day but pared its losses in the final hour as traders bought to even

Gold buying continues as rupee rebounds
(The Economic Times - 30/01/2010)

Gold traders continued their purchases on Friday afternoon to replenish stocks for wedding demand, which will start in April, as rupee recovered from its early losses, making the dollar-quoted asset cheaper. "The rupee is the main driver (for gold

PRECIOUS METALS: Comex Gold Eases As Dollar Extends Gains
(The Wall Street Journal - 30/01/2010)

Gold futures are weaker Wednesday morning as the U.S. dollar extends its recent gains and on position squaring ahead of the outcome of a Federal Open Market Committee meeting and due to ongoing debate about banking regulations proposed last week for the

China is new gold king
(Commodityonline - 30/01/2010)

China has emerged as the gold king in 2009 as far as production and consumption are concerned. China’s gold output reached 313.98 tonnes in 2009, up 11.34 per cent year-on-year. This was the first time that China’s gold output had exceeded 300 tonnes,

PRECIOUS METALS: NY Gold Weaker, Pares Loss As Stocks Recover
(The Wall Street Journal - 30/01/2010)

Gold futures remain on the defensive Wednesday afternoon in response to strength in the U.S. dollar, although the metal trimmed its losses in after-hours screen trading as the stock market recovered following a statement from the Federal Open Market

Gold edges higher, Fed decision eyed
(The Economic Times - 28/01/2010)

India gold futures edged higher on Wednesday helped by a weaker rupee as well as continuing physical offtake, with investors awaiting the outcome of Fed's policy meeting for direction, analysts said. The most-traded gold February contract on the Multi

Gold investors lured by falling Chinese stock market
(Commodityonline - 28/01/2010)

Global investors ranging from Jim Rogers to Marc Faber have been ardent proponents of putting money into all of kinds of commodities in China. 'China is the place to invest in' is the mantra for every investor in the world. Gold is these days the most

Gold edges up on Obama remarks
(Commodityonline - 28/01/2010)

Gold prices edged up in Asian trade Thursday after US president obama announced new plans to revive world’s largest economy. Gold for immediate delivery was seen trading at $1087.71 an ounce at 11.30 a.m Singapore time, compared to New York's notional

Gold, Oil creating commodity bubbles: Roubini
(Bloomberg - 28/01/2010)

Noted global economist Nouriel Roubini says that there have been ‘excessive increases’ in gold and oil prices that is creating possible commodity bubbles. Talking to reporters at the World Economic Forum at Davos, Switzerland, Roubini—a professor of

Gold slips below $1,090 on China’s loan blues
(The Economic Times - 27/01/2010)

Gold prices slipped below $1,090 an ounce in Europe on Tuesday as China’s implementation of a clampdown on lending lifted the dollar versus the euro, undermining bullion’s appeal as an alternative asset. Higher-yielding and commodity-related currencies

Gold stays near $1101 in Asia
(Commodityonline - 27/01/2010)

Gold remained near $1100 an ounce mark in Asian trade Wednesday despite a strong dollar against most major currencies. Spot gold was seen trading at $1100.84 an ounce at 11.30 a.m Singapore time while US gold futures for April delivery was at $1101.42 an

DGCX provides 24 hour trade reporting facility
(AME Info - 27/01/2010)

In a move that will enable market participants to trade and hedge risk beyond regular electronic trading hours, the Dubai Gold & Commodities Exchange (DGCX) is permitting members to report transactions negotiated after the close of trading at 11.30pm

Gold Stays Near $1101 in Asia
(QNA - 27/01/2010)

Gold remained near $1100 an ounce mark in Asian trade Wednesday despite a strong dollar against most major currencies. Spot gold was seen trading at $1100.84 an ounce at 11.30 a.m Singapore time while US gold futures for April delivery was at $1101.42 an

PRECIOUS METALS: NY Gold Up On Bargain Hunting As Stocks Rise
(The Wall Street Journal - 27/01/2010)

Gold futures rose with equities Monday as traders used a recent price retreat in both markets as a buying opportunity. Lightly traded but nearby January gold rose $6, or 0.55%, to settle at $1,095.20 an ounce on the Comex division of the New York

PRECIOUS-Gold inches above $1,100/oz amid investor caution
(Reuters - 27/01/2010)

Gold inched above $1,100 an ounce on Tuesday as recent sharp losses offered some bargain hunting incentives, but key events including a U.S. interest rate decision later in the week kept investors cautious. The gold market has stabilised from Friday's

Gold is in long term bull market
(Commodityonline - 26/01/2010)

The timing for an intermediate low for gold has arrived. January 21st is day number thirty-three in the originally anticipated window of 31 to 37 trading days from the December 3rd high. The magnitude of the past two day’s action (down $53) likely did a

Next decade is all for gold
(Commodityonline - 26/01/2010)

In the coming decade, nobody can stop the rise of gold, that is what the opinion of Owen Hegarty, an Australian expert in mineral resources. He told a Chinese news agency that gold prices are expected to remain on an upward track in a decade to come

PRECIOUS-Gold up, nears $1,100 as dollar dips
(Reuters - 26/01/2010)

Gold rose on Monday to near $1,100 per ounce after the dollar edged down, helping bullion come off a one-month low hit in the previous session when commodities dipped on President Barack Obama's proposal to limit financial risk-taking. Obama's plans to

Gold futures rise ahead of options expiration
(MarketWatch - 26/01/2010)

Gold futures ended higher Monday, as easing concerns over Greek debt pressured the dollar while investors were lured by lower prices after the precious metal's 4% slide over the prior three sessions. Gold for February delivery finished up $6, or 0.6%, at

Gold funds not shining any more
(The Economic Times - 25/01/2010)

After bringing good returns for investors late last year, gold exchange traded funds (ETFs) and gold funds are making a slow retreat.With prices of the yellow metal softening, returns from gold ETFs and funds have declined in the last two months. While

Gold ETF holdings decrease by 4.106 tonnes
(Commodityonline - 25/01/2010)

Investor holdings in the by Goldessential monitored (pure-play) gold-backed exchange-traded funds were seen decreasing 4.106 tonnes (-132,025 ounces) or 0.25 pct in the week from January 15th up to and including January 21st, in-house calculations based