18 March 2010
UK Interest in Physical Gold & Silver eases. US remains busy.
Frantic activity on BullionSupermarket.com eases in UK
Recent heavy UK traffic at BullionSupermarket.com eased on Thursday. As UK BullionSupermarket physical Gold & Silver buyers took a breather, perhaps caused by unexpected good economic news on UK government borrowing, dampening investor demand for a hedge against the battered Pound.
However US traffic at BullionSupermarket.com continued its strong performance on Thursday as US traffic oustripped UK traffic by a ratio of 4 to 1.
On the premiums side wide spreads in the market were emerging as Gold Krugerrands for sale in UK auctions were completing at around 5.7% premium with some fixed price items listed at over 30%.