LBMA Media Centre

This is a dedicated area of the LBMA website devoted to keeping you up to date with the latest news, as well as past and present Press Releases, Publications and Speeches.

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Speeches

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Gold Demand Highlights Economic Risks - Global Uncertainty Impacting the Precious Metals Market

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Since the end of the gold standard in the early 1970s, gold’s role in the world economy has closely tracked periods of economic and political turmoil, expanding when confidence declines and retreating when confidence returns. The rise in demand for gold among investors, savers, central banks and consumers since the onset of the financial crisis in 2007 owes much to the safety and liquidity of gold relative to other assets.   Read More

Fifty Years on the Gold Trail

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

While he was at Cambridge, where he studied history and edited the University newspaper, Timothy Green began to write as a journalist. He then joined the London office of Time-Life, where he was a writer working with some of the great LIFE photographers. Here he looks back on his long career in the gold business.  Read More

LBMA AGM 2016 - Chairman’s Report by Grant Angwin

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Ladies and Gentlemen, I now have the pleasure of presenting the Chairman’s report for the work of the Association in the past year. The is my second time presenting to you as your Chairman and it will also be my last time – more on that to follow shortly.  Read More

Stewart Pixley, A Gentleman From a Bygone Era

Monday, July 25, 2016

As part of the LBMA’s Voices Project, Michele interviews Stewart Pixley, about his experiences of working in the family bullion brokerage business that was originally set up in 1852 by his great-grandfather in partnership with Henry Haggard.  Read More