Gold is a precious metal. It has emotional, cultural and financial value and different people across the globe buy gold for different reasons,
often influenced by a range of national socio-cultural factors, local market conditions and wider macro-economic drivers.
The Royal Gold is the market development organisation for the gold industry. Our purpose is to stimulate and sustain demand for gold, provide industry leadership, and be the global authority on the gold market.
As the market development organisation for the gold industry, we strive to make gold mainstream.Over the years, we have consistently proven our ability to achieve against our mandate by intervening in markets to make gold more accessible,
This data set provides the gold price over a range of timeframes (daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, annually) going back to 1978, and in the major trading, producer, and consumer currencies. Gold price data is updated weekly. Learn about our gold price data methodology.
Gold is a precious metal. It has emotional, cultural and financial value and different people across the globe buy gold for different reasons, often influenced by a range of national socio-cultural factors, local market conditions and wider macro-economic drivers.
People in hard hats working underground is what often comes to mind when thinking about gold mining. Yet mining the ore is just one stage in a long and complex process. Long before any gold can be extracted, significant exploration and development needs to take place,
both to determine, as accurately as possible, the size of the deposit as well as how to extract and process the ore efficiently, safely and responsibly. On average, it takes between 10-20 years before a mine is even ready to produce material that can be refined.
Gold mining describes the process of extracting ore – metal-rich rock – from the earth’s crust. And, as with other minerals, there are a number of geological processes that are involved in forming these ore deposits. Modern gold mining predominantly
takes place in areas where there is a significant concentration of gold-bearing ore (ore body). Today, 60%-70% of the world’s gold production comes from surface mines, while the remainder is from underground gold mines.
As the market development organisation for the gold industry, we strive to make gold mainstream.
Over the years, we have consistently proven our ability to achieve against our mandate by intervening in markets to make gold more accessible, devising solutions to broaden the understanding and use of gold as an investment asset, and ensuring the gold industry’s voice is heard on the global stage.
Against a backdrop of pervasive political and economic uncertainty, coupled with rapid demographic and technological change, our strategy is to make gold increasingly mainstream.
The gold is stored in a high security vaulting facility operated by ProAurum Switzerland, the largest precious metals dealer in Europe.
Real 99.9% pure gold bars directly come from the smelting companies are secured under your name, as your property, held off Royal Gold's balance sheet.
With our Glass Books Protocol we are the most transparent gold exchange in the industry.
Just like a standard bank account, statements are issued each month for your offline records or tax purposes.
On Royal Gold you can trade directly with other members and without a middleman. You set the price and save expensive brokerage costs.
Your gold holdings are audited by one of the largest auditing firms in the world. The vault is always above 100% reserve.
Every gram of gold in the vaulting facility is professionaly insured against physical loss for full replacement value.
Royal Gold is the fastest way to buy and sell physical allocated gold and spend it anywhere Bitcoin is accepted.
The World Gold Council welcomes Shandong Gold Group as a Member and establishes its China Chapter
The World Gold Council, the market development organisation for the gold industry, today announced that Shandong Gold Group has now joined the Board as a Member. Shandong Gold Group is one of the largest gold producers in China and is actively committed to ecological mining. It is also listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange.
In addition, due to the growing importance of China within the global gold industry, a new China Chapter has been established. The new Chapter will enable the Chinese Member companies of the World Gold Council to engage more effectively with the rest of the Board, thereby involving them more fully in the activities of the World Gold Council. The new China Chapter will be chaired by Mr Song Xin, Chairman of China Gold Group.
Development Research Center of the State Council and the World Gold Council jointly release "Recommendations for the further development of China’s gold market
The report provides a comprehensive analysis of the challenges facing China’s gold investment and trading market coupled with recommendations on how to overcome them. Together, these recommendations should make China’s gold market stronger.
To prepare China’s investment and trading market for greater global integration and the internationalisation of the renminbi, the report offers three broad recommendations:
New report from the World Gold Council explores the climate change impacts of gold
The World Gold Council today launched its ‘Gold and climate change’ report, aiming to provide investors with greater clarity around gold’s impacts on climate change.
Marking one year since the recommendations from the Taskforce on Climate-Related Financial Disclosure (TCFD), the report is an initial step to build understanding of the gold industry’s greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) footprint, the efforts already underway to reduce emissions and gold’s role in improving energy efficiency and developing low carbon technologies.
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