New gold discoveries have grown over the past few years, but the amount discovered remains far lower than the gold discoveries from the 1990s and early 2000s. And while exploration budgets increased 12% in 2022, they are expected to face headwinds in the coming year as gold prices remain higher than average and investor appetite is down. Amongst the juniors, executives are noting that they’re finding it difficult to raise cash for large exploration programs in the current environment.
This panel will look at global exploration trends, where is the financing coming from, challenges for the industry, and more.
Angelos Damaskos, Chief Executive Officer, Sector Investment Managers Ltd
South Asia is a massive market for both gold and silver, and so it is important to the global industry to understand the dynamics moving this market.
This interview will explore the investment markets for precious metals across South Asia, the role the physical markets play in this region, and more.
Chirag Sheth, Principal Consultant – India, Metals Focus
During this interview, we will examine the trends around the royalties and streaming markets, their importance to the precious metals sector, and one top company’s approach to investment, risk, opportunities in the industry, and more.
Kevin McElligott, Managing Director – Australia, Franco-Nevada Corporation
Global demand for silver is expected to grow around 16% this year to 1.21 billion ounces, leading to the biggest deficit for the metal in decades.
This interview will examine the supply and demand outlook for this precious metal, industrial factors influencing its large demand growth, it’s role as a precious metal, and more.
Michael DiRienzo, Executive Director, The Silver Institute
Platinum and palladium are both precious and industrial metals, and so understanding their supply and demand dynamics involves an examination of both sides. This session will look at the factors influencing demand, supply, pricing, new uses, and more.
Suki Cooper, Executive Director, Precious Metals Research, Standard Chartered Bank