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Links Between the Chinese and International Gold Prices

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

As US monetary policy and nagging tail risks continue to take centre stage, it is tempting to view gold’s fundamentals, among them Chinese demand, as irrelevant to gold price moves. A review of historical price data, however, suggests that China’s appetite for gold can influence the price.

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Neil Meader, Research and Consultancy Manager, Metals Focus
Neil is the Research and Consultancy Manager at Metals Focus. The role centres on the creation and supervision of the company’s main consultancy contracts and the top-down review of all its precious metal supply and demand statistics. Prior to that, he ran Metallis Consulting Limited, an independent precious metals consultancy, which, among other studies, produced the first truly comprehensive report on country-level jewellery and retail investment gold stocks.