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The Strengthening NZ Dollar and How This Affects Gold Bought in NZ in 2021

The Strengthening NZ Dollar and How This Affects Gold Bought in NZ in 2021

Gold, Silver and NZ Dollar Exchange Rates: A Reader Question With the New Zealand dollar jumping sharply over the past couple of weeks (up over 4%), here’s a question you might also have been pondering. What is the point in buying bullion here in New Zealand if the NZ dollar remains strong or continues to […]

What Would Happen to the NZ Dollar When the US Dollar Collapses?

What Would Happen to the NZ Dollar When the US Dollar Collapses?

The US dollar has fallen significantly since initially spiking higher in March last year during the initial stages of the corona-panic. As a result we are seeing more talk in the media of a US Dollar collapse. We even shared some thoughts on this topic in last week’s newsletter. (See: “A US Dollar Crash This […]

Why Buy Silver? Here’s 21 Reasons to Buy Silver in 2020

Why Buy Silver

We’ve previously looked at all the reasons we could think of as to why to buy gold.  So it seems only fair that we should give “poor mans gold” the same treatment and so today we look at the question – “Why buy silver?”… Reasons to Buy Silver? Same as the Reasons to Buy Gold […]

Buying Silver in New Zealand – Why is it More Expensive?

Buy Silver in New Zealand - Why is it More Expensive

Why is it More Expensive to Buy Silver in New Zealand? In the past when buying silver bars, premiums (i.e. the mark up) above the spot price of silver have been 20% and even as high as 30% in New Zealand. While premiums above spot price have reduced on silver over recent years, silver in […]

When Will You Know It’s Time to Sell Gold?

A common question is what is the best way to determine when it’s time to sell gold (and silver)? So this article identifies 7 ways to determine if it is time to sell gold with updated numbers for 2020… Is it Time to Sell Gold? “The ultimate asset bubble is gold” said George Soros in […]

Does Gold Seasonality Affect the NZ Dollar Gold Price?

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If you’ve been around the gold sector for a little while you’ve no doubt come across talk of “gold seasonality”. What is Gold Seasonality? Gold seasonality generally refers to the northern hemisphere mid summer lull in precious metals markets. A lull which often seems to match the share market lull at this time of year. […]

Should I Buy Gold and Silver Coins or Bars in 2020?

Should I Buy Gold and Silver Coins or Bars_

Here’s all you need to know about choosing between gold and silver coins or bars… Following the huge demand for gold and silver in March when the COVID-19 virus struck, the supply of gold and silver coins was virtually completely exhausted worldwide. We are now starting to see some gold and silver coins become available […]

How Do You Value Gold | What Price Could Gold Reach? Updated 2020

How Do You Value Gold | What Price Could Gold Reach?

We received a question from a reader “What will the future resale value of gold be?” Or rather what they were really getting at, what price will gold likely reach in the future? How do you value gold? They accepted we did not have a crystal ball – although that would be handy! They were […]

NZers: Do You Hold Cash or Gold in the Coming [or Already Here?] Crisis?

NZers: Do You Hold Cash or Gold in the Coming Crisis?

Here’s some thoughts on the debate between holding cash or gold in an economic crisis. We look to be in the early stages of the crisis written about in 2015 right now… In our article last week titled, What Will the Impacts of the COVID19 Lockdown be on the Global and New Zealand Economy?, we […]

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 […]