Here is this weeks pick of gold news for the week ending 17 August, 2018.

Gold News Around The Web

Gold breaks $1200 as dollar reaches 13-month high and Turkish crisis hits emerging markets – [BullionVault]

Gold is Turkey’s only hope at saving the Lira – Expert – [TheStreet]

Perth Mint launches first gold-backed ETF on NYSE – [Kitco]

Gold Price forecast: Three reason gold may rise in the coming weeks – [FX Street]

Gold price set by China? – [Numismatic News]

Switching from dollar to gold: Iran continues its struggle with US oil embargo – [Sputnik News]

Leading Brexiteer invested over £70,000 in firm advising clients to buy gold to avoid impact of a no-deal Brexit – [Business Insider]

Gold Focus: VAT drags gold jewellery demand down in the UAE – World Gold Council – [Zawya]

Gold price likely to hit $1,300 – [Morningstar]

$1m gold vanishes from armoury – [Herald Zimbabwe]

Gold Coins

George Washington gold coin sells for $1.7 million – [Reuters]

Gold-backed crypto news

The First Asset Backed Crypto Summit will be held in Lisbon on 28-29 September, 2018. The conference will cover various topics on blockchain technology and how tokens are using assets (such as gold) to secure its value.

Mitch Davis on gold-backed G-coin and its use for making and accepting payments – [The Paypers]

See the complete list of gold-backed cryptocurrencies.

For the easiest (and safest) way to buy gold with bitcoin go to Vaultoro.

James Clark

James Clark is the editor of Goldscape.net. Originally from Melbourne, he has been a digital nomad since 2003, running a location independent business while travelling the world.

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