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How Strict Is the Gold-Regulated Market?
Bitcoin (ARKW) has seen its price plunge since the start of 2018 due to news that world leaders are planning to implement regulations on digital currencies.
Gold mid-year outlook 2018
In our outlook for second half of 2018, we have identified three key macro trends that will influence gold’s behaviour: positive but uneven global economic growth trade wars and their impact on currency rising inflation and an inverted yield curve. Combined with attractive entry levels, we believe that these trends will increase gold’s relevance for […]
Is Cryptocurrency Competition for Gold?
The sudden surge in bitcoin and the cryptocurrency market made some market participants worry about the future of gold.
Where Gold’s Global Supply Could Be Headed
Supply is one feature that bitcoin shares with gold. Gold supply is also seen to be diminishing.
How Diverse Is the Demand for Gold?
According to the World Gold Council, jewelry accounts for about 50% of global gold demand.
How Liquid Is the Gold Market?
Bitcoin’s extremely volatile nature makes it difficult for it to serve as a store of value asset.
Gold’s Role as a Strategic Asset
Despite the impressive rise of bitcoin in 2017, its increased price volatility and complex mining process have limited its demand.