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Commodity Islamic Banking Trading

IIFM and WGC collaborate to facilitate gold market access for Islamic investors

International Finance Desk
Bahrain's International Islamic Financial Market (IIFM) and World Gold Council led the IIFM-WGC Industry Consultative Meeting on Gold Documentation and Products Standardisation in Istanbul, Turkey...
Finance Wealth Management

Gold demand fell in Q3 of 2016

Exchange-Traded Products were the only area of growth IFM Correspondent November 10, 2016: Gold demand fell 10% in Q3 to 992.8 tonnes (t). Exchange-Traded Products were the only area of growth, with inflows of 145.6 tonnes. Bars, coins and jewellery remained very weak: year-to-date consumer demand was down 16%, according to the World Gold Council’s...
Economy

Greenspan, gold, and the banality of evil

The former chairman of the US Fed is warning against an inevitable crisis resulting from the very policies he helped implement Stefan Gleason  July 12, 2016: Under certain circumstances, seemingly decent human beings are capable of horrific things.So it is with former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan, who parlayed his sound money bona fides into...
Economy

Lloyds Bank: Investment sentiment lowest since 2013

However, positivity towards gold soars February 16, 2016: This month’s Lloyds Bank Private Banking Investor Sentiment Index shows how investor sentiment has taken a significant hit following the turbulent start to 2016. With ongoing market turbulence, the actual market performance of most asset classes dropped again this month. As a result, overall investor sentiment has...
Finance Wealth Management

Gold trading: To do or not to do

Many investment experts are sceptical, but interest is increasing Suparna Goswami Bhattacharya    October 10,2014:The yellow metal traditionally has caught the fancy of many — be it in the form of bars, or in the form of Exchange-Traded Fund (ETFs). Stocks and shares remain the best form of investment for many, but gold has been...
Finance Wealth Management

Gold hits 15-month low

Strong economic data sends prices down October 6, 2014: With US unemployment rate below 6% for the first time since 2008, gold prices have gone negative for the year and tumbled below $1,200 an ounce. Gold opened 2014 trading at $1,207.80 an ounce and approached the $1,400 mark in March. However, the release of relatively...
Economy

Oil dips, gold resilient despite US economic cheer

Risk of Iraqi oil disruptions faded and in Libya, two major oil terminals are going to reopen following a year-long blockade. 8th July 2014 Bloomberg Commodity Index falls for second consecutive week Oil droops as Iraq fears fade and Libya is poised for export resumption Outlook to bumper corn and soybean crops in the US...