1st Edition

Gold (Routledge Revivals)
A World Survey





ISBN 9780415630603
Published February 9, 2014 by Routledge
406 Pages

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Book Description

First published in 1983, this book provides a comprehensive view of gold and gold trading in its many facets, and identifies those sources of information that are important for an understanding of the world’s gold markets. The author looks first at gold’s changing role since 1960; in particular, the change from the fixed price to the present free market determination of price. The different forms the demand for gold takes – bullion, paper or in fabricated forms such as jewellery – are explained in detail. This is followed by an analysis of the supply side – new gold production and the circulation of existing old gold. The survey concludes with an assessment of the gold market and of gold prices now and in the future.

Table of Contents

1. List of Tables  2. List of Figures  3. Acknowledgements  4. Introduction  Part I: Gold in the International Monetary System  5. Gold in the International Monetary System, 1960-1980  Part II: The Demand Side- The Forms and Uses of Gold  6. Introduction to Part II  7. Gold Bullion  8. Gold Coins  9. Fabricated Gold  10. Paper Gold  11. Recent and expected Patterns of gold Use Part III: The supply Side- the Mining of Gold  12. Introduction to Part III  13. The Nature of Gold Mining  14. Gold Mining in South Africa  15. Gold Mining in the Communist Sector  16. Gold Mining in North America  17. Gold Mining in Australia, Papua New Guinea and the Philippines  18. Gold Mining in Sub-Saharan Africa  19. Gold Mining in Latin America  20. Gold Mining in Asia and Europe  21. The Future Production of Gold  Part IV: The Supply Side- Old Gold  22. The Supply side- Old Gold  Part V: The Gold Markets  23. Introduction to Part V  24. The Spot Markets  25. The Futures Markets  Part VI: The Price of Gold  26. Introduction to Part VI  27. The Law of One Price, the Rand-dollar Relationship and Gold  28. The Price Performance of gold Investments  29. The Price Responsiveness of Components of Gold Demand and Supply  30. The Economics of gold Price Movements  31. Auctions, clubs and Cartels  32. The 1979-1980 Price Bubble and the 1980-1981 Burst  33. Technical analysis, Trading Strategies and the Gold Price  34. Gold 1983 and Beyond  35. New Gold Mine Developments or Expansions as at March 1983  36. Newsletters  37. Index

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