Many dealers are reporting this to be the busiest bullion markets have been in living memory. There is almost no supply of gold and silver coins and bullion bars; there are multi-week waiting times for delivery of metals, but is there a shortage of actual metal? Why the unprecedented retail demand for physical metal and yet price declines in the futures markets? Is there a deliberate conspiracy to suppress the price of metals on the Comex?
In this CWR Dominic Frisby talks to Tony Baird, founder and boss of Baird and Co, the UK's biggest independent coin and bullion dealer, and finds out his views of what is really going on in the precious metals markets.