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New Zealand Gold and Silver Articles

This category includes all the articles on gold, silver and related topics written by Gold Survival Guide, often with a New Zealand focus.

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Why Buy Gold? Here’s 15 Reasons to Buy Gold Now in 2020

“Everything looks pretty good in the world at the moment. Property and share prices have gone up a lot. Why buy gold now?” That’s one of the common responses we get when we mention we are involved in selling gold and silver bullion. Unlike a number of years ago the average guy or girl in […]

In a US Dollar Collapse Won’t The Rising NZ Dollar Cancel Out Any Gold/Silver Gains?

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The US Dollar may well have recently entered another cycle of decline against the other major currencies of the world. This week we have a question from a reader as to how this might impact any gains in the NZ Dollar gold price: When we buy precious metals, all prices are according to USD, then […]

Gold & Silver Performance: 2019 in Review & Our 2020 Guesses

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It’s time for our annual review of the performance of gold and silver in New Zealand dollars. We’ll also look back on our predictions from the start of 2019. Then finish off by making a few guesses as to what 2020 could have in store for us… 2019 saw a complete reversal from 2018 overall […]

How Does War Affect the Gold and Silver Price?

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How might a war with Iran affect the gold and silver price? See what can be learnt from past wars and how they impacted precious metals prices… War and Gold and Silver Prices US President Donald Trump ordered the killing of Iranian General Qassim Soleimani over the weekend. The high ranking Iranian General was killed […]

Why Fractional Reserve Banking is Not the Problem

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Learn some little known history about the birth of fractional reserve banking from silver storehouses and the importance of matching time deposits with loan duration… We previously posted a video interview with Sandeep Jaitly of Feketeresearch.com. Sandeep covered many points but one in particular reminded us of a lecture of his we were privileged to hear here […]

Bank Capital Changes: What is the RBNZ Preparing For?

Bank Capital Changes: What is the RBNZ Preparing For?

The New Zealand central bank is requiring New Zealand Banks to increase the amount of capital they hold. Why would they want to do this? Does the Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) see some troubles looming on the horizon? Read on to find out… IMF’s Dire Warning on Global Economy In the Herald in […]

Why You Should Become Your Own Central Bank – Even if Your Nation’s Central Bank Has Gold Reserves

Why You Should Become Your Own Central Bank

Why should you become your own central bank? Does it depend on how much gold your own home country’s central bank holds? You’ll discover the answer in this article. Along with other ways to mimic central banks in protecting your finances. How much gold does the New Zealand central bank hold? We’ve answered this question […]

How Much Gold Does the Reserve Bank of New Zealand Have? Updated 2019

HOW MUCH GOLD DOES THE RESERVE BANK OF NEW ZEALAND HAVE?

We’ve had the odd query from other New Zealanders asking, “how much gold does the Reserve ‎Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) actually have?”. They’re probably asking as since the financial crisis net gold purchases by global central banks have switched from negative (i.e. they were selling), to positive (i.e. they are buying). So is the‎ […]

Carrying Gold into a Foreign Country. What are the Rules? (Updated)

Carrying Gold into a Foreign Country. What are the Rules?

A common misconception is that carrying gold into a foreign country is illegal. There may be the odd jurisdiction where this is the case. However, for the vast majority of countries it is perfectly legal to bring gold into the country with you. Generally even without paying any import duties. From the US customs website: […]

When to Buy Gold or Silver: The Ultimate Guide (Updated Dec 2019)

When to Buy Gold or Silver

When to buy gold or silver is a question that can have multiple meanings. Firstly you might ask it from the point of view of when is a good time to buy precious metals (gold and silver) in general. This in turn could depend on fundamental reasons for buying gold and silver. Such as how […]