Commodities

Covid-19 changes the landscape of gold demand

Nov 10th, 2020 | By
George Milling-Stanley, Chief Gold Strategist at State Street Global Advisors

By George Milling-Stanley, Head of Gold Strategy, State Street Global Advisors.

At a high level, COVID-19 has had a seemingly small impact on total global gold demand, but there have been some noteworthy shifts.


Energy drags commodities lower in October

Nov 4th, 2020 | By

By Fiona Boal, Head of Commodities and Real Assets, S&P Dow Jones Indices.

The headline S&P GSCI fell 3.6% in October.


Goldman Sachs to acquire Perth Mint Physical Gold ETF

Oct 14th, 2020 | By
The fund will become GSAM's first commodity ETF.

Goldman Sachs Asset Management has entered into an agreement to acquire the $500 million Perth Mint Physical Gold ETF (AAAU US).


Nickel’s role in electrifying cars

Oct 9th, 2020 | By
Nitesh Shah Director Research WisdomTree

By Nitesh Shah, Director of Research, WisdomTree.


A second wave sinks commodities in September

Oct 5th, 2020 | By

By Fiona Boal, Head of Commodities and Real Assets, S&P Dow Jones Indices.

The headline S&P GSCI fell 3.6% in September on the back of growing concern regarding the prolonged economic impact of a second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic.


Gold and recessions: What to know this time around

Sep 16th, 2020 | By
Gold and recessions: What to know this time around

By Maxwell Gold, Head of Gold Strategy, State Street Global Advisors.

As the US enters its first recession in over a decade, gold is showing signs of continuing strength – potentially providing a valuable tool for investors to manage the ongoing uncertainty ahead.


Global gold ETF flows taper off in August

Sep 11th, 2020 | By
Gold ETF inflows return in January

Gold ETFs globally recorded their ninth consecutive month of inflows in August, albeit at their slowest pace for 2020, according to data from the World Gold Council.


ProShares’ short and leveraged oil ETFs to adopt new index

Sep 10th, 2020 | By
ProShares upgrades index behind controversial leveraged oil ETPs

ProShares has announced that its two leveraged oil ETFs will adopt a new underlying index in a bid to make the products more resilient to future disruption in crude oil markets.


Fed’s policy shift puts a shine on metals

Sep 3rd, 2020 | By
Fed’s policy shift puts a shine on metals

By Mobeen Tahir, Associate Director, Research, WisdomTree Europe.

The US Federal Reserve has made a profound shift to target average inflation following the recently concluded Jackson Hole Economic Symposium. This new approach from the Fed is likely to serve as a strong catalyst for metals – both precious and industrial.


Gold still shines bright

Aug 26th, 2020 | By
Gold still shines bright

By Nicholas Johnson, PIMCO Portfolio Manager, Commodities.

Gold prices hit new highs earlier this month, propelled by record low interest rates in many regions, inflation worries, and mounting government debt. Yet PIMCO’s valuation model indicates gold remains attractively valued, even at these levels.