Mark O Byrne

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Gold jumped to a near six-year high on Friday. Photograph: iStock

Gold jumped to a near six-year high on Friday, surpassing the key $1,400 (€1,238) level before shedding some gains, but bullion was headed for its bes(...)

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Lose weight, exercise more, watch less Netflix … It’s the time of year when we can find ourselves making resolutions we’re bound to break. But how abo(...)

GoldCore is initially targeting 0.5 per cent of the $300 billion (€267 billion) worth of gold bars stashed around London, the world’s biggest gold trading centre. Photograph: Neil Hall/Reuters

GoldCore, the Dublin-based precious metals broker, has opened Ireland’s first institutional-grade gold storage vault amid hopes of a mini gold rush of(...)

Irish gold brokers GoldCore has achieved sales of $1 billion, primarily through the sale of gold bars, gold coins and gold certificates since inception in 2003. Photograph: Tamara Abdul Hadi/Reuters

Irish gold brokers GoldCore has achieved sales of $1 billion, primarily through the sale of gold bars, gold coins and gold certificates since inceptio(...)

One-kilo gold bars on display. Gold for immediate delivery climbed for a fifth day, the longest run since May, and increased as much as 1 per cent to $1,120.02 an ounce. Photograph: Reuters.

Investors are returning to the safety of gold. Following the biggest monthly drop in two years, gold has risen almost every day in August. China’s yu(...)

Precious: gold should  form part of a diversified pension investment.   Photograph: Kiyoshi Ota/Bloomberg

Gold continues to exert a compelling attraction for investors – sophisticated and otherwise. The precious metal’s value almost doubled between (...)