2020 was a good year for Gold and other precious metals as the economy weakened amid the coronavirus pandemic. Gold reached its all-time high of $2073 in August 2020. Gold, at the time of writing this article on December 23, 2020, was trading at around $1864 about 68.6% higher than its eight years low of $1046.25 in December 2015. Silver was lagging the gold most of the time since late 2017 and got ridiculously cheaper than gold when the world’s economy was frozen in march 2020. However, silver has outperformed gold and palladium in 2020 as the economy started to recover.
Palladium kicked off the new year with a fresh record high as prices touched an all-time peak of $2795 an ounce. Palladium has done extremely well as spot palladium closed at $2,443 on March 5th, 2020 locking an amazing year to date gain of 28% and rising 63% over the last 12 months. With the […]
Fundraising by unlisted funds for investment in natural resource reached a record $93 billion last year, and is likely to top $100 billion as more data becomes available. Unlisted funds raised $2.5 billion for investment in mining last year vs $700 million to buy farmland.
Source: Bloomberg Relief that an escalation in the trade war between the US and China has been avoided – at least for now – sparked a huge rally in mining stocks on Monday. Gold closed at a one-month high just shy of $1,240 an ounce, iron ore continued to climb from recent lows above $66 […]