G. Chandrashekhar

Mumbai, Nov. 22

An international conference on gold Global Gold Forum 2006 covering diverse aspects such as markets, prices, investment, jewellery, derivatives trading and related services will be held in Dubai during November 26-28. Gold is popular as a safe haven investment in uncertain times and as hedge against inflation. Gold consumption has been expanding in recent years despite rising and volatile prices.

The meet will discuss in-depth global bullion market dynamics, market drivers, investment opportunities including newer instruments, jewellery market outlook and of course a price outlook using fundamental and technical analysis.

Global Participation

While Asia has the largest bullion consumption growth potential, Dubai, known as the hub of bullion trade, has a large number of market participants including bankers, traders, investors and service providers. Organised by Tefla's Commodity Interface, the event has already attracted worldwide participation. "Our line-up of speakers represents the who's who of global gold and jewellery trade," Mr Kailash Singh, Managing Director, Tefla's Commodity Interface, told

Business Line

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Some of the well-known speakers include Mr Tawhid Abdullah, Chairman of Dubai Gold and Jewellery Group; Mr Paul Walker, CEO of GFMS; Mr Colin Griffith, Chairman of DGCX; Mr Jignesh Shah, MD & CEO of MCX India; and senior representative of World Gold Council in addition to experts from the US, the UK, Australia and Canada.

(This article was published in the Business Line print edition dated November 23, 2006)
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