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ABC Refinery's Nicholas Frappell in Gold Mining Journal

Ahead of this year’s Diggers and Dealers Conference, click here for Nick Frappell's profile in the latest Gold Mining Journal on ABC Refinery’s Nicholas Frappell. Nicholas gives a rare insight into the world’s gold market, and how Australia’s gold…

Rates, gold and the market that matters the most

In this episode of The Pod of Gold, Recorded at the Australian Gold Conference on 14th June, in this episode of The Pod of Gold, Nick Frappell & Shae Russell start with ‘the market that matters the most’, the Fed’s 75 basis point increase, d…

The US dollar, war, stagflation and their impact on gold

  In this episode of The Pod of Gold, Nick Frappell & Shae Russell discuss how the US dollar may be nearing the peak of its 39-month cycle, why Russia’s war on Ukraine increased inflation risks and what these mean for spot gold.

Instability risks in China grow as gold sniffs out support

In this episode of The Pod of Gold, Nick Frappell & Shae Russell discuss the muted moves in spot gold and how support for the yellow metal is inching higher. Nick takes a deeper look at the dollar cost of China’s relentless pursuit of Covid …

Fed hawks drive dialogue as gold finds support

In this episode of The Pod of Gold, Nick Frappell & Shae Russell look at how Managed Money has reduced their exposure to gold for the third week in a row, why the Fed’s terminal limit is higher than we think, and what the synchronised slowdo…

March Report: Precious Metals Technical Analysis

Huge events since the last report of course with Russia’s invasion of Ukraine generating huge repercussions through a variety of channels, some as yet unknown, but principally via shortages in the energy, certain metals and agricultural space. Gold…

July Report: Precious Metals Technical Analysis

The USD continues its powerful rally. Why? The yield gap between the Dollar and its major trading pairs continues to dominate. The ECB is also not only slow to tighten, but the Eurozone also faces serious trade balance issues that arise directly fro…

Fed sticks to their plan as the gold price falls

In this episode of The Pod of Gold, Nick Frappell & Shae Russell discuss the tilt of positioning in gold, some bullish price targets for silver and why the Fed didn’t want to spook the market. Plus, we have an update on China’s property sect…

How the Fed may choke growth...

In this episode of The Pod of Gold, Nick Frappell & Shae Russell discuss the gold’s price moves, managed money’s short covering in silver, how the yield curve is signalling slower growth and just how aggressive the…

A period of indecision as gold readies to pivot

Good afternoon, In this episode of The Pod of Gold, Nick Frappell & Shae Russell discuss gold’s lively start to 2022 and how a strong tightening cycle may drive people away from risk assets to risk-off assets. We assess the recent co…

November Technical Report - Precious Metals Analysis

The pivot to a faster pace of taper allows the Fed to raise rates sooner and expectations have moved relatively quickly with the Fed no longer lagging market expectations as sharply as before. This year has been dominated by a largely ‘risk-on’ app…

How the Fed’s policies will impact gold

In this episode of The Pod of Gold, Nick Frappell & Shae Russell discuss the short position building behind gold and silver, however the longs are holding their nerve. We look at the Fed’s hawkish tapering then tightening promise to the m…

October Technical Report - Precious Metals Analysis

This month, Nick Frappell discuses inflation has been the theme that has energised gold – particularly in the sense of really testing the ‘transitory’ beliefs deployed by the Federal Reserve. The key risk is that inflation expectations are derailed…

ABC Refinery Achieves Silver LBMA Accreditation

New export opportunities for Australian silver opened up by prestigious accreditation   Independent, Australian gold refinery, ABC Refinery has achieved a rare global feat – attaining London Bullion Market Association (LBMA) accreditation as a Goo…

September Technical Report

Nick Frappell Global General Manager, ABC Bullion  14 October 2021 Dear reader, Subscribe to the ABC Refinery Monthly Technical reports - Click here. The US debt ceiling problem has been delayed by around seven weeks and Republicans joined the…

Pallion 2021 Sustainability Report

The 2021 Pallion Sustainability Report ABC Refinery and its parent Pallion is pleased to share its most recent annual sustainability report, Considerate® Precious Metals, which you can access here.  This report showcases Pallion’s ESG initiati…