Category Archives: Gold and Silver Market

Here we cover the basics of the gold and silver markets. But also the not so basic as well. Such as physical versus paper markets, and how war affects the gold and silver price.

Plus our yearly reviews and prognostications for the precious metals markets.

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Must read articles about the Gold and Silver Market

WHAT DOES GOLD SPOT PRICE OR SILVER SPOT PRICE MEAN?

What Does Gold Spot Price (Or Silver Spot Price) Mean?

Learn about spot prices, gold and silver futures, retail prices and how they are all set.

How Might War With North Korea Affect the Gold and Silver Price?

How Might War With North Korea Affect the Gold and Silver Price?

Does war cause gold and silver to rise? See what has happen during previous wars and what a war with the likes of North Korea could mean for gold and silver.

Why Does Gold Demand Remain Strong in the East?

Why Does Gold Demand Remain Strong in the East?

Historically gold has been popular in the eastern hemisphere. See why the likes of China and Russia have been buying and what this might mean for us in the future.

Gold Purity and Silver Purity – A Complete Guide

Gold Purity and Silver Purity – A Complete Guide

When buying precious metals, it is important to have an understanding of the gold purity or silver purity of the bars or coins. Why? Because a small difference in gold or silver purity can have an impact upon the overall value of the gold or silver contained in a coin or bar. And therefore the price you pay.

What is a Troy Ounce? Troy Ounce vs Standard Ounce

What is a Troy Ounce? Troy Ounce vs Standard Ounce

Here’s everything you need to know about the unit of measure for gold and silver – the troy ounce.

Latest Articles

Gold Survival Guide App: Download Our Free Mobile App Today

Download Our New Free Gold Survival Guide App

The Free Smartphone App Built Specifically for New Zealand Gold and Silver Investors We’re always looking at ways we can improve our service. The latest addition is the brand new Gold Survival Guide Mobile App. It’s available for free download now on the Google Play store for Android Devices. It will also be available soon […]

What Does Gold Spot Price (Or Silver Spot Price) Mean?

WHAT DOES GOLD SPOT PRICE OR SILVER SPOT PRICE MEAN?

What Does the Gold Spot Price (or Silver Spot Price) Mean? In simple terms the gold spot price (or silver spot price) means the price for delivery of a commodity like gold or silver, right now. The gold spot price relates to the price for 1 troy ounce of gold (or 1 troy ounce of silver for […]

How Might War With North Korea Affect the Gold and Silver Price?

War and Gold and Silver Prices Rattle. Rattle. That is the sound of sabres being well and truly shaken in Washington and Pyongyang in recent weeks. The rhetoric from both sides has certainly escalated to where the odds of war with North Korea have certainly risen lately. So if a war began, how might this […]

Flash Crash in Silver & a Tale of Two Gold Markets

6 July (overnight Friday NZ time) saw some crazy action in silver prices. In a “flash crash” the silver price plummeted from just above $16 all the way down to the low $14’s in just one minute before bouncing back almost as fast and recouping the majority of the fall. Ronan Manly reported on what […]

Ronni Stoeferle: Retail Bullion Demand is Collapsing – What About in New Zealand?

See how retail gold investors have been behaving quite differently to big money investors. Discover how this compares to what’s happening in the New Zealand bullion market. Plus what the current headwinds and tailwinds for gold are. It’s been awhile since we shared any thoughts from the excellent Ronni Stoeferle of Incrementum and the In […]

Is Demand For Physical Gold Really Collapsing? Our Take…

Simon Black of SovereignMan.com had what turned out to be some controversial thoughts on physical gold demand this week. We’ll reprint his article below. We’ll then include a response from Dave Kranzler at investmentresearchdynamics.com who disagrees with much of Simon Blacks assertions. Then finally we chip in with our 2 cents worth on precious metals demand from […]

Gold & Silver in NZ Dollars: 2016 in Review & Our Guess For 2017

2016 was an eventful year with the “surprise” results of Brexit and the US presidential elections. So with 2016’s end it’s time for our review of gold and silver performance in NZ Dollars during the calendar year. Plus a look back at our predictions from a year ago as well. After all there is no […]

Gold & Silver in NZ Dollars: 2015 in Review & Our Guess For 2016

GOLD & SILVER IN NZ DOLLARS THE YEAR IN REVIEW 2015

With another year gone it’s time for our annual year in review, looking at how gold and silver in NZ Dollars performed during the calendar year. Also a chance to look at our predictions (or what we prefer to call guesses!) from last year and see how we did. We do this every year – even […]

Update on Rising Silver Premiums in New Zealand

Update on Rising Silver Premiums in New Zealand

3 weeks ago we reported: “Yesterday one of our suppliers of locally refined NZ silver advised us they would be raising their prices for silver bullion as of this Monday. Silver Demand Rises – So Do NZ Silver Prices on Monday 20 July They advised that there’s been an increase in Silver demand globally and […]

Silver Shortage – Is it For Real and What About in NZ?

Is There Really a Silver Shortage?

Last week the US Mint announced that they were suspending sales of silver eagles until August. There has also been increased demand for gold and silver globally and reports of silver shortages. The UK Royal Mint reported that Greek customers bought twice as many sovereign gold bullion coins as usual. The buying frenzy began when the Greek government […]

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