Gold price hike stimulates sales of heavy gold jewelries
The price surge of gold in June has stimulated the sales of gold jewelry, especially those heavy ones, in China. It was reported that the gold price hit a six-year high on June 25 to the point of 1,440 U.S. dollars per ounce on the COMEX division of the New York Mercantile Exchange.
Why Central Banks buy so much gold
Thomas Kaplan, The Electrum Group Chairman, talks about why central banks buy so much gold. He appears on the latest episode of "The David Rubenstein Show: Peer-to-Peer Conversations."
Following Africa's gold smugglers to Dubai
Billions of dollars worth of gold are being smuggled out of the African bush every year and funneled through the UAE. A Reuters analysis shows how it's surged, and the severe security and health impacts of the wildcat mining its fueling.
Egyptian woman racks up awards at int’l bodybuilding contests
Bodybuilder Dina Abdel Maksoud has become one of the first Egyptian women to win a gold trophy in a European championship.
Nigeria's first gold refinery could offer artisanal miners a lifeline
Nigerian minerals company Kian Smith has begun constructing the country's first gold refinery, which is expected to more than triple its capacity within five years after operations begin next June, an executive at the company developing it said.
What Oil, Gold, Bitcoin signal for ETF investors
Bloomberg Intelligence's Mike McGlone examines the impact of oil, gold, and Bitcoin on the ETF market.
Gold miners endanger Ecuadorian town
Gold miners have made the Ecuadorian town of Zaruma rich. But the mine tunnels are causing buildings to collapse and the mining is polluting the environment. Ninety mines have been closed. What should happen next?
Usain Bolt pulls up injured in final championship race
Great Britain win gold in men's relay as Bolt staggers in agony before finish line.