Incredible platinum uses

How platinum is used in technologies from pacemakers to fibre-glass...

Where do our raw materials come from?

Who mines the copper, grows the timber, makes the cement and harvests the coffee all fueling our modern lives?

21 incredible uses for silver

Silver is generally known for its use in coins, silverware and of course jewellery. However, today these account for less than 50% of all silver consumption.

31 incredible facts about gold

The bullion investment market is only one small aspect of gold's fascinating character and history.

Gold price drops 1.5% from 3-month high

Gold prices fell sharply against a surging Dollar in London on Tuesday, retreating 1.5% from yesterday's 3-month highs as the US currency jumped after weak European inflation data were followed by strong US housing numbers.

Gold Prices Killed by Not-So "Super" Dollar

Gold prices have been hammered by the rising US Dollar. What might October hold...?

How the UK central bank staff pension fund gained from QE

Inspired trading or insider trading? An exposé of how the Bank of England's quantitative easing boosted its own staff retirement fund.