Gold bars are presented at the German Central Bank in Frankfurt.  Photograph: Getty Images

When Carl-Ludwig Thiele was 11, his aunt gave him a 21-carat gold coin as a gift. “It was an incredible feeling to own it. I still have it now and can(...)

Gold has been the second-best-performing precious metal this year. Photograph: Sebastian Derungs/AFP/Getty Images

Gold has been one of the big winners of 2016, with gains of almost 20 per cent fuelling talk that a new multiyear bull market is under way. Should inv(...)

Dubai investor Selim Fendi plans to open Monaco’s first gold refinery in early 2017 to meet demand from local and global jewellers looking to make sur(...)

Car boot sale: great way to sell a little bit of everything

Over the past five years, austerity has reduced the income of a typical Irish family by about €300 a month. Not only that but today households around (...)

Global bar and coin purchases reached a record last quarter and jewellery usage rose to the most since 2008, World Gold Council figures showed this week.  Photograph: Dario Pignatelli/Bloomberg

Gold rose to its highest value in almost two months and silver capped the biggest weekly rally since 2008 on signs of higher physical demand for preci(...)

The gold industry has released new guidelines for bullion miners. Photgraph: Neil Chatterjee/Reuters

The gold industry has released new guidelines for bullion miners under pressure to disclose the real economics of producing an ounce of metal, feeding(...)