LBMA Media Centre

This is a dedicated area of the LBMA website devoted to keeping you up to date with the latest news, as well as past and present Press Releases, Publications and Speeches.

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Alchemist 83 Editorial Comment

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Editorial Comment By Edel Tully, Global Head of Precious Metals Distribution, UBS Investment Bank and Chairwoman of the LBMA’s Public Affairs Committee.  Read More

New LBMA Members’ Portal – Bringing Members Closer

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

The LBMA is launching a new online Member portal to enhance communication with and service to its Members. The portal launches in early 2017 and will use the UK’s leading membership management solution, Silverbear Customer Relationship Management (CRM) technology.   Read More

The Singapore Bullion Market

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

In this feature, Sunil and Albert chart the growth of the bullion market in Singapore and the role the SBMA has played in helping to shape it.   Read More

Atomising Broadens the Realm of Precious Metal Utility

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Atomising creates fine-grade precious metal (PM) powders which have made a compelling impact on world markets. It liberalises alloy composition for PM refining and produces powders for many distinct industrial applications. PM powders have triggered the creation of heretofore unimagined products, and new industries have been forged with slashed costs and bolstered profits.   Read More

Links Between the Chinese and International Gold Prices

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

As US monetary policy and nagging tail risks continue to take centre stage, it is tempting to view gold’s fundamentals, among them Chinese demand, as irrelevant to gold price moves. A review of historical price data, however, suggests that China’s appetite for gold can influence the price.  Read More

Gold Demand Highlights Economic Risks - Global Uncertainty Impacting the Precious Metals Market

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Since the end of the gold standard in the early 1970s, gold’s role in the world economy has closely tracked periods of economic and political turmoil, expanding when confidence declines and retreating when confidence returns. The rise in demand for gold among investors, savers, central banks and consumers since the onset of the financial crisis in 2007 owes much to the safety and liquidity of gold relative to other assets.   Read More

Fifty Years on the Gold Trail

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

While he was at Cambridge, where he studied history and edited the University newspaper, Timothy Green began to write as a journalist. He then joined the London office of Time-Life, where he was a writer working with some of the great LIFE photographers. Here he looks back on his long career in the gold business.  Read More