by Mark O’Byrne
Global gold demand surged a record 21% and gold investment demand a record 122% in Q1, 2016 according to the World Gold Council who released their ‘Gold Demand Trends Q1 2016’ report today.
[…] The report is a leading industry resource for data and opinion on global gold demand. The quarterly publication examines demand trends by sector as well as geography.
Key findings re global gold demand in Q1 are
– Gold was a top-performing asset in Q1 – up 17% in USD terms
– Gold demand surged to the second-highest level ever – highest since Q4, 2012
– Overall demand for Q1 2016 increased by 21% to 1,290t, up from 1,070t in Q1 2015.