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Jon Clarke - 30 Jun 2021
The new Basel III Accords are expected to have major ramifications for precious metals markets, particularly in exchanges like the LBMA and COMEX.
Jon Clarke - 9 Mar 2021
Chancellor Rishi Sunak delivered his latest budget, nearly 12 months after the pandemic-induced lockdowns brought the national economy to a standstill.
Jon Clarke - 26 Jan 2021
Biden's first speech as president called for unity in a country divided by politics and devastated by a pandemic. His administration has a lot to address.
Jon Clarke - 25 Jan 2021
A recent article by The Times pointed out that a Marbella-based podcaster with links to the QAnon conspiracy group, is promoting UK gold dealer BullionbyPost
Jon Clarke - 20 Jan 2021
2020 saw new highs for stock markets, gold and cryptocurrency. There is an argument that suggests another asset may be due a rally in 2021.
Jon Clarke - 19 Jan 2021
The outlook for silver and platinum looks promising over the next 12 months as a number of precious metal analysts say they both look set to outshine gold.
Jon Clarke - 12 Jan 2021
The Act deals with discoveries of treasure in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland and legally obliges finders of treasure to declare their findings to the local coroner.
Jon Clarke - 11 Jan 2021
2020: A Year in Review
Lawrence Chard - 11 Jan 2021
Remember greed and fear are the two main drivers of markets, bubbles, and frauds. If in any doubt, keep out!
Bruce - 4 Dec 2020
Covid, and the markets’ reactions, means investing for the next 30 years has turned out to be a different exercise from the plans I was making in September 2019.
Jon Clarke - 23 Nov 2020
Gold dipped under £1,400 for the first time since June, after a new vaccine reports up to 90% efficacy.
Jon Clarke - 20 Nov 2020
As Bitcoin continues on its ascent towards its 2017 record, supporters have dismissed claims of another speculative bubble, while others and as optimistic.
Jon Clarke - 18 Nov 2020
An upcoming vote on the Swiss Responsible Business Initiative (RBI) hopes to place responsibility of supply chains on to its multinationals.
Jon Clarke - 16 Nov 2020
According to some, the COVID pandemic has provided an opportunity to rebuild the economy in a more equitable way. Is a more centralised economy the way forward?
Lawrence Chard - 12 Nov 2020
There has been speculation that a reform to CGT is imminent, so we thought it would be an apt time to republish this 2006 article from taxfreegold.co.uk.
Jon Clarke - 12 Nov 2020
As a way of creating revenue to cover expenditures throughout the COVID lockdown, a government report has suggested that a CGT reform could make up the shortfall.
Jon Clarke - 10 Nov 2020
The “breakthrough” by Pfizer could potentially mean a vaccine is made available in the new year. News of the announcement caused huge swings in asset markets
Jon Clarke - 9 Nov 2020
Stock markets and precious metals have seen gradual increases as news that Joe Biden is set to be President-elect, while the dollar has dipped.
Jon Clarke - 6 Nov 2020
The World Gold Council took a look at the physical gold market in China. Their outlook sees chances for banks to benefit from a bullish gold price.
Jon Clarke - 5 Nov 2020
The refiner has lodged a complaint against NGO Swissaid after it refused to retract allegations that Valcambi were in a “dubious relationship" with a controversial dealer.
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