Lawrence Williams

About the Author Lawrence Williams

Former CEO of Mining Journal Ltd. and subsequently General Manager of Mineweb.com - a position relinquished in October 2012 to continue as a freelance writer. Graduate mining engineer from London's Royal School of Mines (part of London University) - has worked on gold, platinum and uranium mines in South Africa, copper in Zambia, uranium in Canada and holds a South African Mine Manager's Certificate. Joined Mining Journal originally as Financial Editor and worked for the company for over 30 years spending 13 years as CEO. Particular follower of the gold and platinum market and has written numerous articles on precious metals for Mining Journal and Mineweb and has also written for London's Financial Times as well as for other media and publications including SeekingAlpha. Has been regular writer for mineweb.com - and now has own blog - www.lawrieongold.com as well.

UK Economy Could Start to Pick-Up as Brexit Fearmongers Change Tune

Well, some economic indicators – notably the parity of the pound sterling against the U.S. …

Chinese Central Bank Gold Buying is Back

After a buying hiatus in May, which had caused us to reconsider the overall volume …

Surprise Sale From GLD and Strong U.S. Jobs Report Knocks Gold Price Back

Whenever you get that feeling that the way higher is free of obstacles, profit taking …

Precious Metals: Asia Pushing Gold Higher and Silver’s on a Roll

Trading overnight on the Shanghai Gold Exchange (SGE) served to give the gold price a …

Brexit ‘ill wind’ great for Aussie gold miners

As the saying goes, ‘It’s an ill wind that blows nobody any good’ and the …

Markets in Shock: Britain, Brexit, Bullion and Gold

Against most predictions, Britons voted to leave the European Union in yesterdays’ referendum.  Pollsters, and …

A New Rush to Gold Has Begun

By Guy Christopher You didn’t come here today for bad news. There’s plenty of that …

Large Gold Purchase Strengthens Gold Price

While the dollar is not rising significantly, the E.C.B. and many other central bankers want …

ECB Stimulus: Gold and Silver Up, Euro Still Stays Strong

With the European Central Bank’s Mario Draghi beginning his next phase of monetary stimulus the …