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. 

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Gold was lower today in dollars but saw slight gains in pounds and euros. It was supported by increasing concerns about the likelihood of a ‘hard’ Brexit, about global economic growth and uncertainty around the Fed’s interest rate policies...
Salvation Army staff in Alaska got a big surprise while counting change from their red kettles last Friday. An anonymous donor dropped a gold bullion coin, worth $1,250, into a Salvation Army kettle at a store in Alaska.
Gold acted as a safe haven last week and is again acting as a safe haven in December. It has performed well despite the rout in stocks in Ireland and globally. U.S. stocks including the S&P500 and Nasdaq were down nearly 5% last week,...
IRELAND’S Central Bank has refused to say if it plans to move almost €200m worth of gold bars from the vaults of the Bank of England as a result of Brexit, insisting that any such move would be “commercially sensitive”.
– What are “Fake Markets” and will they lead to another global financial crisis? – What do fake markets mean for stock and bond market performance in the future? – Is this the right time to re-balance portfolios and hold more cash and gold?
Metals should be primary beneficiaries of an imminent greenback peak, with normalization in U.S. stock-market out performance, Federal Reserve tightening near a finish and the trade-weighted broad dollar approaching multiyear highs.
Editors note: I am not sure what to make of being called “Ireland’s Mr Gold” but I suppose you could be called worse. For me, my fellow founder Stephen and our excellent team, it has never been about gold itself, but rather it has been...
Britain would be plunged into its deepest recession since the 1930s under a disorderly no-deal Brexit, the Bank of England warned yesterday.
Gold and silver traded sideways this week as we saw stock markets take some heat and undo most of the recent recovery from the October sell off. Oil has sold off and is now at levels that we haven’t seen since 2017.
Gold and silver have eked out slight gains this week as stock markets came under pressure due to concerns about tech and oil sector valuations, Italian banks and political and financial turmoil due to Brexit.


It is estimated that the total amount of gold mined up to the end of 2011 is approximately 166,000 tonnes.