- Published: Wednesday, 19 September 2018 05:26
- Written by ASIA Miner News
Trying to pin a gold trend in the current market is like trying to pin water to a wall. Despite rising interest rates, monetary policy normalisation, and a still solidly performing stock market, gold held its ground in 2017. Still, in 2018, gold demand had a soft start to the year, reaching 973 tonnes (t), the lowest first quarter since 2008. The gold price itself appears not to go anywhere either. In spite this, gold mining companies are setting the pace for greening the industry.