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Updated 03:08 17/01/21

January Gold News 2021

15 Jan 2021

The Russian central bank has reported this week that its gold bullion holdings surpassed the value of its US dollar reserves.

According to the Moscow Times, Russia's gold as of June 30th last year was worth $128.5 billion – almost $4 billion more in value than the US dollars the Eurasian state holds in its reserves.

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15 Jan 2021

A previously discovered golden ornament has been officially classed as a treasure, and is believed to be one of Britain’s oldest examples of gold metalwork.

The nearly pure gold ornament was originally discovered in 2014 by a group of young volunteer archaeologists and was found in the Kirkhaugh Cairns located in Kirkhaugh, Northumberland.

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13 Jan 2021

Sterling has begun 2021 with gains that have pushed it to a 32-month high against the Dollar. GBP has been boosted by a number of factors, and analysts believe there could be further gains to come for the Pound in the weeks ahead.

Sterling climbed as high as $1.36958 last night and has been trading around the $1.366 mark so far today. This puts Sterling at its highest since May 2018 against the Dollar.

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08 Jan 2021

2020 was undoubtedly a year of economic uncertainty, and as investors globally turned to traditional safe havens in gold and silver, demand reportedly reached unprecedented levels for many of the world’s largest mints.

As the official mint of America, this pattern has also been repeated at the U.S. Mint, which saw demand for its popular Eagle coins soar to levels not seen in four years.

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07 Jan 2021

It has been a relatively volatile first week of trading in 2021 for precious metals, with prices up and occasionally down as markets react to changing outlooks in what will likely be another year of economic upheaval.

As trading opened on Monday, both gold and silver saw impressive gains as markets reacted to the ever-increasing numbers of Covid-19 cases across the US and Europe.

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