Month: February 2014

Gold imports to drop 35% this fiscal

Gold imports to India’s gold imports this fiscal are likely to drop 35% from a year before to 550 tonne as restrictive measures by the government and the central bank choked supplies from overseas, All India Gems and Jewellery Trade Federation chairman Haresh Soni said on Wednesday. The country has so far imported 515.65 tonnes

Is there a shortage of physical gold?

Is there a shortage of physical gold? With spot gold trading near $1,260 US, veteran trader Tres Knippa says investors should consider accumulating physical gold to take advantage of a delivery squeeze. Pointing to recent Comex futures data, Knippa says there may not be enough gold to go around if everyone with a futures contract

What is the best way to buy gold?

What is the best way to buy gold? Whilst the precious metals markets are less well known than other larger markets, there are many ways to buy gold and silver. Use our comparison table to compare ways to invest in gold. How do you buy gold? Each gold investment method has its advantages and disadvantages, and

The 5 Worst Ways to Buy Gold

The 5 Worst Ways to Buy Gold A record run-up in the prices of precious metals such as gold, silver and platinum over the past decade have turned commodities into one of the nation’s hottest investments. That’s got every body talking about investing in gold. Gold is particularly popular because its nearly relentless rise in

Physical Gold Shortage Goes Mainstream

Physical Gold Shortage Goes Mainstream While the topic of rehypothecation and the shortage of physical gold is well covered here at Zero Hedge (and the ever-changing COMEX gold vaults’ inventories), it appears the concept of the exploding “leverage” or default risk of the COMEX has now hit the mainstream media. Tyler Durden on 01/18/2014 http://www.zerohedge.com