Adrian Ash

Adrian Ashbullion.directory author Adrian Ash

Adrian Ash is director of research at BullionVault, the physical gold and silver market with bullion owned by the citizens of over 175 countries and worth more than $2 billion.

Formerly head of editorial at London’s top publisher of private-investment advice, he was City correspondent for The Daily Reckoning from 2003 to 2008, and is now a regular contributor to many leading analysis sites including Forbes and a regular guest on BBC national and international radio and television news.

Gold Rises, Dollar Falls on Covid Stimulus

Gold Rises, Dollar Falls on Covid Stimulus

GOLD PRICES rose against a falling US Dollar in London trade Wednesday, reaching 1-week highs above $1920 per ounce as global stock markets fell amid fresh Covid-19 lockdowns and restrictions across Europe, plus continued rumors and counter-rumors over US politicians agreeing a new stimulus package ahead of 3 November’s White House.

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Gold Rises on Brexit Talk Failure

Gold Rises on Brexit Talk Failure

GOLD PRICES crept higher against a rising US Dollar in Asian and London trade Friday, halving the week’s earlier $50 drop to reach $1910 per ounce as European stocks markets rose over 1.3% despite the collapse of UK-EU trade talks in Brussels.

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Metals Shrug Off Rising Real Rates as Miners Power Up

Metals Shrug Off Rising Real Rates as Miners Power Up

GOLD and SILVER held onto yesterday’s gains in London trade Tuesday, consolidating as news of mergers and acquisition activity among mining companies continued to accelerate.

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Gold Down Fourth Day as Fed Urges Fiscal Stimulus

Gold Down Fourth Day as Fed Urges Fiscal Stimulus

GOLD PRICES slipped for the 4th day running in London on Thursday, dipping through $1850 per ounce as the US Dollar rose, inflation expectations fell, and world stock markets extended yesterday’s plunge in New York.

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Gold Rebounds as UK Readies Military Support for New Lockdown

Gold Rebounds as UK Readies Military Support for New Lockdown

GOLD PRICES held above $1900 per ounce Tuesday in London, rallying to $1916 from yesterday’s $70 plunge as world stock markets also bounced from a 4-day losing streak despite weak economic data and the tightening of social restrictions aimed at slowing the global ‘second wave’ of Covid-19.

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‘Dovish’ Central Banks ‘Bullish for Gold’

'Dovish' Central Banks 'Bullish for Gold'

GOLD BULLION recovered from 1-week lows against Dollar in Asian and London trade today, edging 0.4% higher from last Friday’s finish as global interest rates slipped and equities headed for 0.8% gains on the MSCI World Index after dovish policy comments.

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Gold Regains $1800, Silver $19 on Covid Recovery Spook

Gold Regains $1800, Silver $19 on Covid Recovery Spook

GOLD and SILVER bounced after overnight sell-off from multi-year highs against USD in London, rallying as commodity prices fell with global stock markets against backdrop of fading ‘V-shaped’ economic hopes

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New Gold Price Record Likely

New Gold Price Record Likely

GOLD PRICES tried but failed to match yesterday’s new 9-year US Dollar peak on Thursday while silver peeped above $19 per ounce for the first time since September as confirmed cases of Covid-19 in the United States rose above 3 million and Tokyo reported a record daily rise in new infections.

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Gold Drops On US Jobs Data

Gold Drops On US Jobs Data

Gold Prices Erase Post-ISM Rally as US Jobs Data Beat Forecasts, Both for Gains and New Benefit Claims Bullion.Directory precious metals analysis 02 July, 2020 By Adrian Ash Head of […]

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Gold Set to Extend it’s Uptrend

Gold Set to Extend it's Uptrend

GOLD PRICES rallied from $20 below yesterday’s new 8-year high near $1780 per ounce in US Dollar terms in Asian and London trade on Thursday, but edged higher against other major currencies as world stock markets extended Wednesday’s 2.6% drop in US equities.

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Comex Premium Evaporates On Negative Interest Rate Announcement

Comex Premium Evaporates On Negative Interest Rate Announcement

GOLD and SILVER PRICES edged back from 1-week highs in London trade Thursday, but kept half of last night’s 1.7% and 3.4% spikes against a falling US Dollar after the Federal Reserve gave a dire forecast for the world No.1 economy’s recovery from the Coronavirus pandemic and shutdowns.

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Gold Keeps Pace With Covid Winners

Gold Keeps Pace With Covid Winners

GOLD PRICES recovered more of last week’s 2.6% plunge in Asian and London trade Tuesday, rallying to what was a new 7.5-year Dollar high in April at $1715 per ounce as industrial commodities fell back, longer-term interest rates fell, and world stock markets retreated after Wall Street’s S&P500 index of US corporations rose back to New Year 2020’s level

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Gold Drops on Bond Yield Jump

Gold Drops on Bond Yield Jump

GOLD PRICES sank to 4-week lows at $1681 per ounce in London trade Friday, losing over $45 for the week as major government bond prices also fell, pushing interest rates higher, following a shock jump in the US government’s employment estimate.

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As PMs Slip Metal ETFs Expand Again

As PMs Slip Metal ETFs Expand Again

GOLD and SILVER prices slipped and rallied in London trade Wednesday after the two precious metals’ largest New York-listed ETF investment trusts expanded for a 5th session running.

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NY-LON Gold Premium Gap Slams Shut

NY-LON Gold Premium Gap Slams Shut

GOLD PRICE gaps between London and New York whipped violently once more on Thursday, cutting what was a $100 premium for Comex futures contracts in March to a $10 discount per ounce as US warehouses continued to see fresh deliveries.

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Silver Outpaces Gold as US-China Row Worsens

Silver Outpaces Gold as US-China Row Worsens

GOLD PRICES rallied on Friday in London, cutting the week’s earlier 1.5% drop against the US Dollar to just 0.5% as Western stock markets struggled again despite fresh government and central-bank stimulus to boost the world’s post-Covid recovery as relations worsened further between the top 2 economies, the US and China.

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Gold Lifts Off, Silver Up and Platinum Ready to Jump

Gold Lifts Off, Silver Up and Platinum Ready to Jump

SILVER PRICES erased the last of this spring’s Covid Crisis plunge in London trade on Wednesday, very nearly recovering the US Dollar level of New Year 2020 as gold snapped 2 days of gains to fall back to last week’s closing price.

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Gold ETFs Greater Than Germany Reserves

Gold ETFs Greater Than Germany Reserves

GOLD ETF prices steadied with bullion quotes in London on Tuesday, trading at the equivalent of $1733 per ounce after dropping hard from fresh multi-year and new all-time record highs against the world’s major currencies on news of a potential medical breakthrough in stemming the global pandemic

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Gold Up as Bond Yields Drop

Gold Up as Bond Yields Drop

GOLD BULLION headed for new record weekend finishes for Euro and UK investors on Friday, challenging 8-year highs in US Dollar terms as world stock markets rallied against new record lows in medium-term US interest rates.

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Gold Erases Past 2 Week Gains Amid Record Gold Holdings

Gold Erases Past 2 Week Gains Amid Record Gold Holdings

GOLD PRICES headed for their lowest weekly close in 4 in London on Friday, erasing the last fortnight’s gains to trade at $1676 per ounce as stock markets also fell in Asia, the UK and the Americas.

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Gold Sets Highest Monthly Close Since 2012

Gold Sets Highest Monthly Close Since 2012

Gold prices headed for their highest US Dollar month-end since November 2012 as European stock markets fell after the 19-nation Eurozone’s central bank followed the US Federal Reserve in announcing no new major stimulus or aid

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Gold ‘Super Bullish’ on Virus-Crisis Reflation Plan

Gold 'Super Bullish' on Virus-Crisis Reflation Plan

“The outlook for gold shows a more bullish trajectory than the 2009-2012 cycle” says a research note from Canadian financial services group and bullion dealers Scotiabank.

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Gold Sees Biggest Weekly Gain Since 2008

Gold Sees Biggest Weekly Gain Since 2008

GOLD PRICES headed for their strongest weekly gain since late 2008 on Friday, adding more than 8.2% as the rebound in global stock markets faded despite governments and central banks unleashing record financial aid

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As UK Goes Into Lockdown Gold Futures Hit $100 Premium

As UK Goes Into Lockdown Gold Futures Hit $100 Premium

GOLD PRICES fractured worldwide, with dealing spreads widening sharply while the US derivatives market spiked $100 per ounce above global market reference point after Boris Johnson put UK into official coronavirus lockdown.

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Silver Demand Leaps on Cheapest Offers in 11 Years

Silver Demand Leaps on Cheapest Offers in 11 Years

GOLD prices in London, heart of the world’s wholesale bullion markets, again tried to rally above $1500 per ounce on Friday, while global stock markets bounced together with industrial metals and major government bond prices as the death-toll from novel coronavirus rose past 10,000

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Chinese Gold Premiums at 18-Month Low

Chinese Gold Premiums at 18-Month Low

GOLD prices ticked higher in London trade Friday, rising against the US Dollar for the 6th of 7 weeks so far in 2020 and setting fresh all-time highs against the Euro currency as global stock markets struggled despite a drop in new cases of coronavirus reported by world No.2 economy China.

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Gold Sets Record Euro Price

Gold Sets Record Euro Price

Gold Price Sets Fresh Euro Record as ETF Investing ‘Offsets’ China’s Coronavirus Slump Bullion.Directory precious metals analysis 13 February, 2020 By Adrian Ash Head of Research at Bullion Vault GOLD […]

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Gold Flat as Fed and ECB Urge Stimulus

Gold Flat as Fed and ECB Urge Stimulus

GOLD PRICES struggled $5 below last week’s closing level in London’s bullion market on Wednesday, trading at $1565 per ounce as world stock markets rose yet again, nearing last month’s fresh all-time highs on the MSCI World Index

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Adrian Ashbullion.directory author Adrian Ash

Adrian Ash is director of research at BullionVault, the physical gold and silver market with bullion owned by the citizens of over 175 countries and worth more than $2 billion.

Formerly head of editorial at London’s top publisher of private-investment advice, he was City correspondent for The Daily Reckoning from 2003 to 2008, and is now a regular contributor to many leading analysis sites including Forbes and a regular guest on BBC national and international radio and television news.