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The World Gold Council notes that recessions are typically good for gold. It assesses the yellow metal's likely performance in 2023, for scenarios of falling inflation, recessions, geopolitical flareups, a China recovery, and pressures on commodities
8th Jan 23, 8:00am
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The World Gold Council notes that recessions are typically good for gold. It assesses the yellow metal's likely performance in 2023, for scenarios of falling inflation, recessions, geopolitical flareups, a China recovery, and pressures on commodities
Many investors feel that gold’s performance should be much stronger considering multi-decade high inflation across the world. Yet, what may not be evident to everyone is that gold has outperformed most major assets so far in 2022
26th Sep 22, 10:35am
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Many investors feel that gold’s performance should be much stronger considering multi-decade high inflation across the world. Yet, what may not be evident to everyone is that gold has outperformed most major assets so far in 2022
Climate-risk disclosure standards will help fill information gaps on climate change risks, RBNZ Governor Adrian Orr says
20th Sep 22, 10:03am
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Climate-risk disclosure standards will help fill information gaps on climate change risks, RBNZ Governor Adrian Orr says
What NZ's deposit insurance regime will look like and what it'll mean for depositors, international financial regulatory consultant Geof Mortlock explains
11th Aug 22, 12:00pm
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What NZ's deposit insurance regime will look like and what it'll mean for depositors, international financial regulatory consultant Geof Mortlock explains
The World Gold Council's John Reade looks at the three underlying reasons gold has shed almost -6% in July alone
16th Jul 22, 1:35pm
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The World Gold Council's John Reade looks at the three underlying reasons gold has shed almost -6% in July alone
More investors bought gold than cryptos in 2021. We are in another sharp retreating phase for cryptos just as inflation jumps. Louise Street says gold is doing its job as a safe-haven, and exhibiting its inflation hedging qualities
28th May 22, 10:46am
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More investors bought gold than cryptos in 2021. We are in another sharp retreating phase for cryptos just as inflation jumps. Louise Street says gold is doing its job as a safe-haven, and exhibiting its inflation hedging qualities
Westpac NZ CEO Catherine McGrath says level of engagement and discussion with RBNZ now 'really good' after bank copped serves from the regulator last year
10th May 22, 9:48am
Westpac NZ CEO Catherine McGrath says level of engagement and discussion with RBNZ now 'really good' after bank copped serves from the regulator last year
World Gold Council analysis shows that gold can help mitigate key risks by providing diversification that works, protection against high and extreme inflation, and enhancing risk-adjusted returns
24th Apr 22, 10:00am
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World Gold Council analysis shows that gold can help mitigate key risks by providing diversification that works, protection against high and extreme inflation, and enhancing risk-adjusted returns
Of the four business cycle phases since 1973, stagflation is the one that is most supportive for gold and conversely the worst for risk assets
26th Mar 22, 9:45am
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Of the four business cycle phases since 1973, stagflation is the one that is most supportive for gold and conversely the worst for risk assets
The World Gold Council's Louise Street wonders if we are about to see a return of the positive stock-bond relationship, arguably the most important input into asset allocation. When bonds aren't asymmetric, gold can provide the balance portfolios need
19th Mar 22, 9:48am
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The World Gold Council's Louise Street wonders if we are about to see a return of the positive stock-bond relationship, arguably the most important input into asset allocation. When bonds aren't asymmetric, gold can provide the balance portfolios need
The World Gold Council's updated monitoring of central bank gold activity shows they sold more than they bought in January. Most activity is by the central banks of autocracies
6th Mar 22, 1:18pm
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The World Gold Council's updated monitoring of central bank gold activity shows they sold more than they bought in January. Most activity is by the central banks of autocracies
Highly liquid gold reacts positively to tail events linked to geopolitics and, despite price volatility, tended to keep those gains in the months following the initial event, or so says the World Gold Council
26th Feb 22, 4:53pm
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Highly liquid gold reacts positively to tail events linked to geopolitics and, despite price volatility, tended to keep those gains in the months following the initial event, or so says the World Gold Council
What makes gold a strategic asset? It has diverse sources of demand: as an investment, a reserve asset, jewelry, and a technology component. It is highly liquid, no one’s liability, carries no credit risk, and is scarce, historically preserving its value
24th Jan 22, 9:30am
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What makes gold a strategic asset? It has diverse sources of demand: as an investment, a reserve asset, jewelry, and a technology component. It is highly liquid, no one’s liability, carries no credit risk, and is scarce, historically preserving its value
Despite coming rates hikes, real rates remain low. Rate hikes can create headwinds for gold, but history shows the impact is limited. High inflation and market pullbacks will sustain demand. Jewellery and central banks will give longer-term support
15th Jan 22, 1:41pm
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Despite coming rates hikes, real rates remain low. Rate hikes can create headwinds for gold, but history shows the impact is limited. High inflation and market pullbacks will sustain demand. Jewellery and central banks will give longer-term support
Westpac NZ's independent non-executive directors 'were not able to engage with and provide robust challenges to the executive on risk topics'
26th Nov 21, 9:47am
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Westpac NZ's independent non-executive directors 'were not able to engage with and provide robust challenges to the executive on risk topics'
Cost for the financial sector of companies delaying climate action tallied, NAB's potential mortgage discounts for borrowers reducing their reliance on fossil fuels & guidance on managing climate-related financial risks
19th Nov 21, 9:47am
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Cost for the financial sector of companies delaying climate action tallied, NAB's potential mortgage discounts for borrowers reducing their reliance on fossil fuels & guidance on managing climate-related financial risks
A bright start, flat middle, and weak ending sums up a lacklustre quarter for the gold price in Q3-2021 as gold demand falls away
30th Oct 21, 10:13am
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A bright start, flat middle, and weak ending sums up a lacklustre quarter for the gold price in Q3-2021 as gold demand falls away
Analysis by the World Gold Council finds that adding gold to an Australian superannuation portfolio will give downside protection, generate returns and protect against inflation
24th Oct 21, 12:38pm
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Analysis by the World Gold Council finds that adding gold to an Australian superannuation portfolio will give downside protection, generate returns and protect against inflation
Even mild stagflation can damage asset values and investors should be wary, even gold investors, warns the World Gold Council
16th Oct 21, 12:15pm
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Even mild stagflation can damage asset values and investors should be wary, even gold investors, warns the World Gold Council
The World Gold Council examines how gold reacts in a rising interest rate market and what could be in store this time
9th Oct 21, 9:52am
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The World Gold Council examines how gold reacts in a rising interest rate market and what could be in store this time
Adan Perlaky sees lower rates and yields driving increased portfolio leverage, with the spread between junk bonds and risk-free assets back as low as just before the GFC
25th Sep 21, 10:46am
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Adan Perlaky sees lower rates and yields driving increased portfolio leverage, with the spread between junk bonds and risk-free assets back as low as just before the GFC
The World Gold Council reports that a strong consumer demand recovery and Q2 gold ETF inflows were not enough to offset heavy Q1 outflows
31st Jul 21, 1:39pm
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The World Gold Council reports that a strong consumer demand recovery and Q2 gold ETF inflows were not enough to offset heavy Q1 outflows
Adam Perlaky says the long-term strategic rationale for a gold allocation remains. Inflation expectations remain higher, which has historically been good for gold
26th Jun 21, 9:46am
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Adam Perlaky says the long-term strategic rationale for a gold allocation remains. Inflation expectations remain higher, which has historically been good for gold
Gold has had one of the most stable volatility profiles during and post the pandemic and the current gold derivatives market provides opportunities for gold exposure independent of an investor’s bullish or bearish stance
6th Jun 21, 12:35pm
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Gold has had one of the most stable volatility profiles during and post the pandemic and the current gold derivatives market provides opportunities for gold exposure independent of an investor’s bullish or bearish stance
Far from being negative, economic expansion is a positive force on certain elements of gold demand. Jewellery and technology demand can benefit from the resurgent higher discretionary spending
2nd May 21, 12:56pm
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Far from being negative, economic expansion is a positive force on certain elements of gold demand. Jewellery and technology demand can benefit from the resurgent higher discretionary spending