Articles by Precious metal

  • Australian Stock Market Report – Afternoon January 12, 2015Australian Stock Market Report – Afternoon January 12, 2015

    January 12 2015 6:42 PM

    The Australian sharemarket has followed US and European markets into negative territory today - putting an end to a two-session rally. The All Ords (XAO) has closed near the day's lows, losing 0.7 percent to 5,399. While the ASX 200 (XJO) fell 0.8 percent to 5,422.

  • Ridiculous Skincare Myths That Need To Go Away NowRidiculous Skincare Myths That Need To Go Away Now

    December 12 2014 12:55 PM

    No, you don't only need sunscreen when there's sun

  • ‘Avengers: Age Of Ultron’: Black Panther’ Appearance And Spinoff Hinted In Trailer‘Avengers: Age Of Ultron’: Black Panther’ Appearance And Spinoff Hinted In Trailer

    October 24 2014 11:21 AM

    Black Panther's involvement in the movie is reportedly hinted in the teaser through Andy Serkis' cameo appearance.

  • Australian Stock Market Report – Midday September 22, 2014Australian Stock Market Report – Midday September 22, 2014

    September 22 2014 1:13 PM

    A 2 day break at the weekend has done little to dent the ambition of local sellers. Having lost almost 1.8 per cent last week, the ASX 200 opened flat although within the first half of the session the index had fallen by 20 points. Thereafter the Index plumbed new lows to be down by about 30 points at the worst levels of the morning.

  • Solution to Your Old Unwanted Phones Comes with MobileMuster Scheme

    July 27 2014 9:16 AM

    MobileMuster will be recycling up to 127 tonnes of old unwanted phones over the next five years

  • Chinese Govt Tightens Control on Gold to Curb Imports, Could Drop 400T from 2013 – ReportChinese Govt Tightens Control on Gold to Curb Imports, Could Drop 400T from 2013 – Report

    July 04 2014 2:24 PM

    Regulatory controls laid down by the Chinese government on gold financial deals will mostly curb the country's imports of the yellow metal, a consultant told Reuters on Thursday.

  • Australian Stock Market Report – Midday 3/19/14

    March 19 2014 12:35 PM

    The Australian sharemarket is modestly higher at lunch, with the All Ordinaries Index (XAO) up by 0.1 per cent. Investors are remaining on the sidelines as the U.S. central bank is halfway through its two-day monthly meeting. Global sharemarkets surged overnight as Russian President Vladimir Putin said he has no plans to seize other areas of Ukraine.

  • Australian Stock Market Report – Midday 1/14/14

    January 14 2014 2:55 PM

    Sellers have been mobilised from the outset in today's session and have encountered little resistance from buyers along the way in early trade. The fall on Wall Street overnight has been too difficult to look through for local investors. The US Fed will be undeterred in relation to tapering despite the weak reading for US jobs growth according to comments made by the President of the Atlanta Fed overnight.

  • Australian Stock Market Report – Midday 12/13/13

    December 13 2013 2:32 PM

    The Fed meeting next week looms as the last market catalyst for 2013. The better economic news from the US has improved the odds, in the markets eyes at least, that the US central bank will taper Q.E this year. As A result bond yields have risen and stocks have fallen in the last 24 hours. At lunchtime on Friday an uneasy equilibrium was in place after sellers attempted to further their argument for a 7th consecutive session in early trade. At its worst levels the ASX 200 was at a 15 point defic...

  • Gold to Tether in the Doldrums in 2014, Forecast to Slide $1,200/oz

    December 04 2013 2:02 PM

    It seems prices of the safe haven yellow metal gold have nowhere to go but further down in the pits in 2014.

  • Australian Stock Market Report – Midday 12/2/13

    December 02 2013 2:52 PM

    The Australian sharemarket is losing ground despite a stronger open. The All Ordinaries Index (XAO) is down by 0.8 per cent, with just the energy players managing to remain slightly firmer.

  • Congolese Militia Smuggle $500 Million In Gold A Year: Report

    October 14 2013 12:50 PM

    M23 militants in eastern Congo have infiltrated several lucrative gold mines in order to bankroll their rebellion by smuggling out nearly $500 million of the precious metal a year, claimed a Washington-based human rights group on Thursday, accusing four African gold exporters for enabling the militia group, which has had a history of human rights violations.

  • Gold Versus Oil Versus Copper

    October 14 2013 12:49 PM

    Let's take a look at gold. It hasn't responded to US$85 billion per month of QE (which launched in December 2012)...it hasn't responded to the US government shutdown and it hasn't responded to the threat of a technical US default.

  • Congolese Militia Smuggle $500 Million In Gold A Year: Report

    October 11 2013 5:51 PM

    M23 militants in eastern Congo have infiltrated several lucrative gold mines in order to bankroll their rebellion by smuggling out nearly $500 million of the precious metal a year, claimed a Washington-based human rights group on Thursday.

  • Australian Stock Market Report – Afternoon 9/13/13

    September 13 2013 5:27 PM

    The modest losses were maintained for the duration of the session, with the All Ordinaries Index (XAO) easing by just 0.4 per cent by the close. The miners were the worst performers, with the sector slumping by 1.2 per cent.

  • Australian Stock Market Report – Midday 7/12/13

    July 12 2013 1:28 PM

    The Australian sharemarket is improving for the fourth straight day. The All Ordinaries Index (XAO) is up 0.6 per cent, taking the gains this week to around 3.25 per cent. If the gains extend a little further this afternoon, this will end up being the best week since December 2011.

  • Gold Selling: Imports of Gold Bullion Spur Drop in India Jewellery Shares

    June 25 2013 7:04 PM

    Despite intervention from the Indian government, gold prices continue to decline piggy-backed by the devaluation of the dollar.

  • Australian Stock Market Report – Midday 6/21/13

    June 21 2013 2:15 PM

    The Australian market is losing ground for the second consecutive session, with the All Ordinaries Index (XAO) down 0.3 per cent. The situation was dire this morning however, when the index was down by more than 1.5 per cent in early trade.

  • Australian Stock Market Report – Midday 6/6/13

    June 06 2013 12:37 PM

    The Australian share market remains under selling pressure on Thursday following weakness from offshore markets. The Aussie dollar has also been under pressure in early trade, briefly dipping below US95c for the first time since October 2011.

  • Gold Futures Prices Drop to $1,368.90; Central Banks Add 109.2 Tonnes of Yellow Metal to Reserves in Q1 2013

    May 17 2013 10:32 AM

    Gold continued to lost its luster as prices of spot gold futures for June delivery dropped 0.7 per cent and closed on Thursday at $1.386.90 an ounce on the Comex in New York. It is the sixth consecutive prices that the price went down, and the longest slump for the precious metal once considered a safe haven.