Author: Bullion Star

Gold Market Charts – May 2017

Gold Market Charts – May 2017 by Ronan Manly – Bullion Star This monthly column looks at developments and trends in the world’s major physical gold markets via a series of gold market charts created by the GOLD CHARTS R US website. In...

Gold Market Charts – April 2017

Gold Market Charts – April 2017 from Bullion Star Each month, BullionStar’s chart wrap-ups profile a series of gold market charts from the extensive GOLD CHARTS R USwebsite. Most of the charts featured have recently been updated with the latest data from...

Gold Market Charts – March 2017

Gold Market Charts – March 2017 This monthly chart wrap-up from BullionStar profiles a selection of charts from the GOLD CHARTS R USwebsite so as to illustrate notable developments in gold demand, gold supply and physical gold movements across the world’s...

Gold Market Charts – February 2017

Gold Market Charts – February 2017 Gold market charts is a recent addition to the BullionStar research offering. Using charts as a central focus, each month we explore the evolution of a chosen set of charts so as to highlight...

A Chink of Light into London’s Gold Vaults?

A Chink of Light into London’s Gold Vaults? by Ronan Manly On 5 February, the Financial Times of London (FT) featured a story revealing that the London Bullion Market Association (LBMA) plans to begin publishing data on the amount of...

Lukewarm start for new London Gold Futures Contracts

Lukewarm start for new London Gold Futures Contracts The second half of 2016 saw announcements by three exchange providers for plans to compete in the London Gold Market through offerings of exchange-traded London gold futures contracts. First off the mark...

Gold Market Charts – January 2017

Gold Market Charts – January 2017 from Bullion Star This post features the latest versions of a selection of gold market charts created by the GOLD CHARTS R US website that have been chosen so as to capture gold demand, supply and...

How The West Has Been Selling Gold Into A Black Hole

How The West Has Been Selling Gold Into A Black Hole Kindly be advised to have read my posts The Mechanics Of The Chinese Domestic Gold Market and The Great Physical Gold Supply & Demand Illusion before continuing. In December 2016 Chinese wholesale gold demand,...

Infographic: Gold ETF Mechanics

Infographic: Gold ETF Mechanics Gold-backed Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) have grown strongly in scale and popularity over the last decade and their combined gold holdings now surpass all but the largest central bank gold reserve holdings. However, its important to understand the mechanics...

Debunking GFMS’ Gold Demand Statistics

Debunking GFMS’ Gold Demand Statistics What came to light as on odd discrepancy between GFMS’ Chinese gold demand and “apparent supply” has proven to be a tenacious cover-up by the oldest consultancy firm in the gold market. And not only...

The Gold Market – Where Transparency means Secrecy

The Gold Market – Where Transparency means Secrecy Introduction Good evening ladies and gentlemen, you are all very welcome to this event at BullionStar. This evening, I will be discussing the topic of transparency versus secrecy in the gold market,...

Bullion Banking 101 – Speech by BullionStar CEO

Bullion Banking 101 – Speech by BullionStar CEO The following speech, by BullionStar CEO Torgny Persson, was given to an audience during a Precious Metals Seminar held at BullionStar’s shop and showroom premises in Singapore on 19 October 2016.    Introduction...

Gold To Play A Role In A New Monetary System

Gold To Play A Role In A New Monetary System In the Netherlands we have a financial newspaper that prints on pink paper and is named “Het Financieel Dagblad”. Basically it’s the Dutch equivalent of the Financial Times. A few weeks...