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  • News Update: Interest Rates, European Elections and Brexit

    Interests rates have been publicized both in the U.S and the U.K, the deadline to trigger Article 50 is to commence the 29th of March, and important European elections have taken place. How does all this affect gold prices & the pound? Interest rates The US Federal Reserve has announced the interest rates will be hiked by 0.25% and with the possibility of three increases throughout 2017. The Key s...

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  • Bullion Coins – The American Eagle

    Brief History The modern American Gold Eagle coin was first minted in 1986 and quickly became one of the most popular bullion coins for investors across the world, most noticeably in the United States. One of the reasons for it being so popular among American investors is that the U.S Government guarantees the weight, purity and Gold content of each and every coin. While the 1 ounce Gold & Silver ...

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  • Bullion Coins – The Chinese Panda

    Brief History Chinese Panda Gold were first issued in 1982 and have since proven to be an extremely popular choice for bullion investment, both with investors and collectors. These coins initially came in denominations of one troy ounce, half troy ounce, quarter troy ounce and one-tenth troy ounce with 0.999 of fine gold content. In 1991 a further Gold Panda coin was added with a fine gold content...

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  • Bullion Coins – The Canadian Maple Leaf

    Brief history Minted in 1979 by the Royal Canadian Mint, the Gold Maple Leaf coin has became a highly collectible item throughout the world. In actual fact, more than 25 million troy ounces of the coin have been sold since its debut. By 1982, the Pure Gold content used in the manufacturing of these bullion coins increased to .9999 (or 24 carat). In other words, they are made only of Gold. Given th...

  • Bullion Coins – The South African Krugerrand

    Brief history Introduced in 1967 as an item to allow private, physical ownership of gold. The Gold Krugerrand is one of the most popular gold coins worldwide. With over 50 million ounces’ worth of gold sold to this day. During South Africa’s policy of apartheid from 1948-1994, the Krugerrand was made an illegal import for many western countries. This did not however, impede individuals from invest...

  • Bullion Coins – The British Britannia

    Brief History Britannia has been a prominent figure on British coinage for more than 300 years. More so, during times when Great Britain was governed by the Roman Empire. She first appeared on the reverse of bronze Farthing coins throughout the reign of King Charles II in 1672, as a symbol of Britain’s naval superiority. By 1952, she featured extensively on copper and bronze pennies of every monar...

  • Can We Predict What Will Happen To The Pound?

    As we all know the Pound took a beating after Britain voted to leave the EU. The value of the Pound slumped to a 31 year low following the Brexit vote. However, there is hope the initial shock of the Brexit vote will finally disappear, especially with the upcoming month. Theresa May has spoken of her plans to trigger article 50 at some point this month. It will be an interesting time for Sterling....

  • Spot Prices Decline Due To Possible Interest Rate Hike

    Spot prices on precious metals are beginning to decline at the prospects of the US Federal Reserve raising interest rate. In recent weeks, the odds of the interest rate rising had been disregarded by many as investors began to doubt the interest rate hike would happen. However, after further hints from the Fed, there is a stronger possibility of the rise happening very soon. This may be one of the...

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  • How To Buy Gold Bars On Our Website

    In this short article, we’ll guide you step-by-step on how to navigate across our website to find a gold bar product to invest in. We’ll find a product, add it to our cart and then proceed to the checkout using a few simple steps. So, let’s begin. 1. Finding gold bars from the home page. Our home page layout is divided into a few different sections to make finding what you need quicker and easier....

  • A Trump Uncertainty & Gold Prices

    Gold prices are currently at a 3 ½ month high. We have seen prices at £1011 per Troy ounce and above on the 27th February 2017. These gains come prior to President Trump’s speech which he delivered to congress on the 28th February. The long-awaited speech addressed the details of the impending tax reform along with other issues regarding his recent actions that have come under scrutiny by the medi...

  • The Leekfirth Iron Age Torcs

    It has recently been reported that two amateur metal detector enthusiasts struck gold whilst searching on a Staffordshire Moorlands farm. The two friends found four pieces of jewellery which are said to be from the Iron Age. The different pieces of jewellery were found scattered a meter apart from each other. The jewellery is now being called The Leekfirth Iron Age Torcs. These items were more tha...

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  • Is the Euro In Trouble?

    The European Union may be facing an unsettled year. As the year goes on there will be several important elections happening across Europe. Britain is aiming to trigger Article 50 by the end of March. There are also European countries which are suffering from financial difficulties, so will the Euro cope under all the pressure? The European Union in trouble? As we have discussed in recent blogs, th...

  • Are Silver Prices On The Rise?

    We are currently seeing silver prices showing steady gains however the silver market can be very volatile. People are catching on to the possibility of prices surges in silver. Maybe now is the time to invest in silver. Silver Market From February 2016 to now silver prices have shown steady gains. The prices improved after the Brexit vote in the summer. Unlike gold, silver prices rely heavily on t...

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  • America vs. China – Trade Deal Disagreement?

    Trade deal agreements seem to be the most talked about topic globally. There are several countries which are reviewing their current trade deals. It was recently announced by Theresa May that Britain will no longer have access to the Single Market. The need for a free trade deal is crucial. Before the speech, Donald Trump offered the possibility of a quick and fair trade deal between the UK and th...

  • St. Valentine’s Day – From the Beginning

    Many of us celebrate Valentine’s Day as a day of love and showing affection to our loved ones. It is celebrated every year on February 14th. However, St. Valentine’s Day is actually the feast day of St. Valentine.  The annual holiday honours various saints named Valentine. In spite of this, there are many different stories about how the origin of St. Valentine’s Day came to be a day of love and ro...

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  • Chinese New Year 2017 – Year Of The Rooster

    The Chinese New Year is celebrated on the first new moon of the year. Unlike the western New Year, Chinese New Year is celebrated on different dates each year. The festive period usually falls between the 21st Jan to the 20th Feb and the celebrations last for 15 days. This year the celebrations will begin on Saturday 28th January 2017. Mythology According to tales and legends, the Chinese New Year...

  • Brexit Update – What We Know

    On June 23rd 2016, 51.9% of Britain voted to leave the European Union. Ever since then the word ‘Brexit’ has been all over the news. This led to David Cameron stepping down as Prime Minister and Theresa May stepping in. It was initially stated Article 50 will be triggered in March this year. However, due to complications, it is unknown when the process will begin. Triggering of Article 50 Article ...

  • Will Trump’s Inauguration affect gold prices?

    We are now only days away from Donald Trump’s inauguration. Since he won the election in November 2016 we have seen gold prices rise and fall with Trump’s every move. This week we saw the first press conference held since he won the election. The man has had such an influence on America already and it has only been 2 months since he was elected. He is featured daily in the news. He is a man who is...

  • New Bullion for 2017

     2017 brings many new designs and special features to well-loved products. Royal Mint Britannias in both Gold and Silver now have a modern ‘sunburst’ design to the reverse and the iconic Sovereign bears a celebratory privy mark to commemorate 200 years since it was first produced in 1817. The Chinese Year of The Rooster is also a popular theme for bullion this year with stunning designs from Perth...

  • 200th Birthday of the Gold Sovereign

    A brief history The original sovereign, or  the English gold sovereign, was first introduced in 1489 during King Henry VII’s reign and was the biggest coin being minted at that time. The first sovereign originally featured the king in full coronation regalia. The reverse side depicting the royal arms crowned and superimposed on a double rose to signify the union of York and Lancaster after the War...

  • Can the 2017 gold prices be predicted?

    During all the doom and gloom we have recently faced, gold prices have again spiked during big political events. In 2016 we saw the United Kingdom begin the lengthy process of leaving the European Union. In America, quite arguably one of the most influential countries in the world, we saw the election of a controversial new president. In India, we saw drastic currency reforms and new Sharia Laws w...

  • US Federal Reserve increase interest rate

    A long time coming. After a year of anticipation, Federal Reserve chairwoman Janet Yellen has finally announced an interest rate increase. After 7 years of being 0% or as close to 0% as possible, the US saw interest rates increased for the first time in 2015. With this being only the second time the rates have increased since 2008, after the financial crisis, it has been noted that the rates may b...

  • Gift of Giving – Three Wise Men

    With Christmas drawing closer… It is the month of December when one of the most popular times of the year is celebrated. The festive holiday that is Christmas celebrates the birth of Jesus Christ which falls annually on the 25th December. Most commonly celebrated by Christians, there are many ways in which the festive period is celebrated. As many of you may know the Christmas season for most cult...

  • Diwali – The Festival of Light Explained.

    Diwali – The Festival of Light Explained by UKBullion: The festival of Diwali is a major celebration for a large part of the Asian community in the UK who have maintained their culture and traditions whilst living away from their historic homelands. Due to the significant numbers of emigrant populations in countries around the world the celebration of Diwali is not limited only to Asia and as foll...

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