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Gold & Precious Metals Industry & Market Fundamentals Masterclass      

This course covers industry drivers & developments including international demand and reviews of geology, geography, industry structure, processes, markets, pricing and future developments.


This is your opportunity to gain an understanding of what lies behind the industry, and the nuances of the rapidly changing market conditions. It will cover all aspects – from mining to markets, and examine the international setting and influences of this global industry, with examples of Australia, China, Chile, Canada and South Africa among others.

Course Objectives

  • Learn about gold, silver, platinum and palladium

  • Discover the geological genesis, major types, typical grade and physical properties

  • Recognise global major producing regions and trends

  • Analyse the mining methods and treatments

  • Identify precious metals end uses and export markets

  • Identify major gold producers – operations, products and future plans

  • Learn about precious metals consumers and sales contracts

  • Understand why precious metals can be a good portfolio diversifier and hedge against inflation - but gold, perhaps the most well-known such metal, is not the only one out there for investors

  • In addition to owning physical metal, investors can gain access through the derivatives market, metal ETFs and mutual funds, and mining company stocks

Who should attend?

  • Senior and Mid Management

  • Advisors and Board Members

  • Market Analysts

  • Investors

  • Commercial Managers

  • Bankers

  • Lawyers

  • Public Servants

Early Fee: USD 995

Standard Fee: USD 1395

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