Mark O'Byrne

Mark O'Byrne is executive and research director of which he founded in 2003. GoldCore have become one of the leading gold brokers in the world and have over 4,000 clients in over 40 countries and with over $200 million in assets under management and storage.We offer mass affluent, HNW, UHNW and institutional investors including family offices, gold, silver, platinum and palladium bullion in London, Zurich, Singapore, Hong Kong, Dubai and Perth. 

Mark O'Byrne Articles

Is the cashless society upon us? Cashless society or ‘Lesscash’ society? Do you carry cash and how much? When might we see the world’s first completely cashless society? Who wins the payments battle – Apple, Google, WeChat, Alipay?
The Swiss government pension fund, Switzerland’s AHV/AVS Fund, has decided to diversify into physical gold bars in their substantial CHF35.2bn (€30.5bn) pension portfolio.
What is the outlook for the global economy, financial markets, crypto currencies such as bitcoin and gold and silver bullion in the digital age?
The 12th edition of the annual “In Gold We Trust” report titled “Gold and the Turning of the Monetary Tides”, has just been released by Ronald Peter Stoeferle and Mark Valek of Incrementum AG. The report’s Leitmotif of the turning of the...
With just a month until elections, shopkeepers at Turkey’s biggest bazaar say they’re seeing a jump in demand for gold coins. Turkish people have an interesting behavior — they buy gold when the prices are rising, they think it’s gonna...
Dominic Frisby of Money Week looks at the historical relationship between UK house prices and gold (including some great charts), and concludes that your money is better off in the yellow metal than bricks and mortar.
Gold 2048 is an interesting and comprehensive new report from the World Gold Council which brings together industry-leading experts from across the globe to analyse how the gold market is set to evolve in the next 30 years.
Is ‘Welsh gold’ more valuable than gold mined from anywhere else? Some believe it is. Others believe this is just hype ahead of the big day for Harry and Meghan.
The demand for gold is increasing, yet new discoveries of the precious metal have not kept pace with the demand. Funds for exploration are historically high, $54.3 billion, up 60 percent over the past 18 years.
Gold demand globally -7% in Q1, 2018 – Gold Demand Trends (WGC). – Gold ETF demand fell sharply year on year from very high levels but had 5th consecutive quarter of inflows. – Investment demand was strong in the US where ETF holdings rose...


The world’s largest gold nugget is 61 lbs, 11 oz and is on display in Las Vegas.