Mark O'Byrne

Mark O'Byrne is executive and research director of which he founded in 2003. GoldCore have become one of the leading gold brokers in the world and have over 4,000 clients in over 40 countries and with over $200 million in assets under management and storage.We offer mass affluent, HNW, UHNW and institutional investors including family offices, gold, silver, platinum and palladium bullion in London, Zurich, Singapore, Hong Kong, Dubai and Perth. 

Articles by Mark O'Byrne

The European Commission is taking legal action against six European countries, including the Netherlands and Luxembourg, after they failed to implement rules that would allow for depositors to have their cash confiscated.

Six countries...
If the continuing depression in precious metal prices has a silver lining, it is the enormous surge in demand world-wide for silver.  With most mints & brokers experiencing higher than expected demand for silver...
Silver bullion coins are continuing to see rising premiums and delivery delays due to continuing very robust demand and a lack of supply of all silver bullion coins.

Premiums on silver eagles have been creeping up since mid-May (see...
Concerns that next crisis may be imminent
Bail-ins, withdrawal limits and negative interest rates may be imposed
FT proposes a ban on “barbarous relic” cash
Central banks would have people “completely under their control” – Bonner...
- Silver imports into U.S. surge 33%
- Silver Eagle demand very robust
- Silver Eagles and Maples see 25% surge in premiums and shortages
- Silver price falls over 3.8% on same day as U.S. Mint runs out of silver eagles
- Total ETF...
- India may absorb as much as one third of total global silver production this year
- Strong demand for silver steadily increasing year by year
- Indian citizens and solar industry take advantage of current low prices in silver
- U.S...
- Euro banks no more stable now than in run-up to 2008 crash
- Banks in France, Spain and Italy are “highly vulnerable to failure”
- Low quality bank equity not sufficient to withstand shock
- Risk to system “enormously...
- Silver one of most undervalued assets in world today
- Fundamentals for silver market very strong
- Total demand for silver outweighed supply by almost 22% last year
- Industrial demand set to surge as solar energy projects...
- Picasso’s “Les Femme d’Alger” sells for a record $179 million
- Most expensive painting ever sold at auction
- Hyperinflation in art market as painting appreciated nearly $150 million in 20 years …
- Reports in February of the...
UK election today expected to yield “hung parliament”
Election not seen marked decline in pound as was the case in run up to last election
Election ‘chaos’ could trigger a ‘Lehman moment’ for pound
Recent history shows Labour victory...


Peru became the world’s largest producer of silver in 2012.