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Gold ETFs accounted for nearly 60% of the decline in global commodity ETP AUM, with AUM dropping by US$7.4bn to US$69bn. Of the AUM decline, 82% was due to the…..Continue

Gold ETPs post net inflows so far in July: Barclays

  • Gold exchange-traded products have posted net inflows so far during July, said Barclays.

Gold and real yields begin to recouple

  • Despite the strong outperformance of developed market equities so far this year, the gold price relative to equities still remains well below its previous highs. With equities looking highly stretched on most valuation measures, ETF Securities believes gold provides a good hedge.

Talks to end the Platinum strikes continue in SA

  • Platinum and palladium gained 1.3% and 1.6% respectively on the back of gold and silver with additional support from strike resolution issues in South Africa, said ETF Securities.

Gold holdings may remain weak and are unlikely provide support to prices: Barclays

  • In Barclays' view, holdings will likely remain weak and are unlikely provide support to gold prices.

Gold, Silver surge as Fed keeps rates low

  • Gold and silver surge as the Fed keeps rates low, against a backdrop of geopolitical instability, said ETF Securities.

Silver leads gainers for the second week

  • Silver led gainers for the second week. With its strong correlation to gold and wide industrial usage, investors are becoming more optimistic on silver, said ETF Securities.

TDS favors buying PGMs on dips

  • TD Securities favors buying platinum group metals on dips. Platinum and palladium both plummeted late last week after a tentative agreement to settle a 21-week-old strike in the South African mining sector.

FIFA 2014 Football World Cup: A buying opportunity for Silver

  • Seasoned investors are no doubt aware of the market adage "sell in May and go away." The idea behind it is that investors who sell their stocks at the beginning of the summer, re-entering the market in the fall, are able to avoid seasonal weakness.

Current price drop in PGMs may represent an opportunity for medium to long-term investors

  • Platinum and palladium prices dropped sharply as Amplats, Implats and Lonmin announced an "in principle" agreement has been reached with the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU).
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