In its continuing rise, gold today smashed through the £40,000/kg mark (£1250/oz) and keeps on going.
Gold prices today powered through the $1,500/troy ounce mark for the first time in more than six years and is close to topping the £40/g (£1250/oz) level.
Despite the recent price rises in silver, at 1:88, the gold/silver ratio remains well above the traditional 1:60 level.
Today, the £1150/oz (£37/g)price for gold and £13/0z (42p/g) price for silver were breached for the first times this year.
The London Bullion Market Association fix silver prices each working day at noon, but this price is no longer publicly available until the next day.
Clouds are gathering as many predict 2019 to be the worst year since the global financial crisis.
As uncertainty over the impending parliamentary Brexit deal vote increases, Sterling hit a 17 month low today.