The Shariah And Gold


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Returns From Gold Bonds


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The Switch


wealthymattersIn 1910 the British GOI increased the import tariffs on silver from 5% to 11%. A market report in 1912, by Pixley & Abell, a gold wholesaler, pointed to a 28% fall in silver demand in the Indian bazaars in the three years following the increase. They attributed this to not just a fall in demand for silver due to tax increases, but also a substitution of gold for silver in people’s savings as gold became more attractive on a relative basis.Between 1910 and 1930 net imports of silver in India fell from 98m ounces to 31m, according to British Geological Survey reports. After this time India gradually became the world’s largest gold consumer, a position it finally lost to China in 2015.

Uncertainty for the Pound Sterling as Memo is Leaked


pound-uncertainityTheresa May, the UK Prime Minister, told the country to take the new opportunities ahead and to set the standard for other nations to follow during her recent speech. The speech had a positive reception but was later overshadowed by a memo that was made to the Cabinet Office. The Times and the BBC saw the memo and reported that it spoke about the lack of a common exit strategy for the country. The government denied what the memo said, according to a BBC report. The memo noted that it would take at least another six months to prepare to Brexit and require as many as 30,000 additional staff members to handle the amount of paperwork involved. Read more of this post

Something To Chew Over


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