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 & 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 […]

See Catherine Austin Fitts (Solari Report) Live in Auckland

There is certainly a lot going on across the planet. We are in an age of rapid global change. Luckily if you live within cooee of Auckland you have a chance in just over a week to hear from Catherine Austin Fitts of The Solari Report speak on: The Global Rebalancing: What is it? Why […]

Gold & Silver in NZ Dollars: 2014 in Review & Some Prognostications for 2015

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The New Year is here and the sun is shining across the length and breadth of New Zealand it seems! While many are still lazing on the beach, we take our usual look back at how gold and silver performed in NZ dollars during the past year. Then we’ll have a crack, as always, at […]

Dubai – City of Gold: A Visit to Dubai “Gold Souk”

A brief visit to Dubai this week gave us the chance to check out their famous Gold Souk or Gold Market. Like much of the east gold maintains an important role in society here. It is still a common form of saving – particularly in jewellery form much like in India, (who also happens to […]

Has Gold (and Silver) Turned the Corner?

Here’s 3 Positive Factors That Point to Higher Prices Ahead for Gold Overnight Thursday last week (New Zealand time), both gold and silver fell sharply lower. Silver broke below US$19 and gold went as low as US$1270. Some would argue these moves mean both gold and silver will head lower given, these numbers are held […]

Gold and Silver in NZ dollars: 2013, the Year in Review and Some Guesses for 2014

How did gold & Silver perform in 2013

With another year over it’s time to look back at how gold and silver performed in New Zealand dollars during 2013. And to see how we did with our predictions. Then we’ll offer the opportunity for more egg on our face by hazarding a guess as to what might lay ahead for 2014. And of […]

Rick Rule at the Sydney Gold Symposium 2013

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Question: Why would you invest in something that you can’t spell, don’t understand and is obsolete in 18 – 24 months? Rick Rule, the opening speaker at the Gold Symposium in Sydney last week, realized that he could see no good reason to. So this realization many years ago led him to avoid looking at technology […]

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