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Global gold jewellery demand increases for the first time in four years, but the UK still suffers

A modest Q4 growth set the seal on a positive year for global jewellery demand, but the UK still remained troubled by Brexit concerns. According to the World Gold Council’s full-year report for 2017, global demand for gold jewellery in 2017 increased by 4% to 2,135.5t – the first year of growth since 2013. While

UK gold jewellery demand hit by pre-Brexit jitters

UK gold jewellery demand was hit by pre-Brexit jitters, reveals the World Gold Council (WGC) in its Gold Demand Trends Q3 2017 report. While gold jewellery demand suffered globally in Q3 2017, weakness in Europe was largely due to losses in the UK. As other markets remained broadly steady, the UK suffered from consumer uncertainty

World Gold Council reveals how the UK is holding up in the global gold market

Following the World Gold Council’s report, which gave insight into the threats facing the UK gold trade, Professional Jeweller spoke with the council’s head of market intelligence Alistair Hewitt to find out how the UK is comparing with other markets.  PJ: The report outlines the jewellery demand in the UK has been weak and we