A decade of rising gold prices came to an end as 2013 turned into 2014 with a 28% fall over the past 12 months.
Precious metals dealer Michael Bloomstein of
Brighton, who noted that there had also been a recent drop in the
price of silver, pointed to increasing global stability as one of
He also told ATG that customers trading in
their gold were now bringing in smaller amounts as much had already
been transacted when prices were higher.