CoinDesk's Noelle Acheson puts blockchain gold trading trials within the wider context of changes in the precious metals markets.
Bitcoin or gold? Picking one over the other as a long-term bet isn't easy, according to a suite of analysts.
Bitcoin prices surpassed those of gold earlier this month, but the digital asset failed to maintain this position for long, data reveals.
Bitcoin’s price has reached parity with the per-ounce spot price of gold for the second time in its history.
A group of global banks and financial institutions has completed the first pilot of a new blockchain-based gold trading platform.
Britain's ancient Royal Mint is to launch blockchain trading of gold derivatives in cost cutting exercise.
Global consultancy EY and New York blockchain startup Paxos are partnering on new solutions for the gold market.
"Flash Boys" stock exchange, IEX Group, has spun off Tradewind Market, that aims to use blockchain to make the gold market more transparent.
The company featured in a bestselling book says it plans to use the blockchain to build a more transparent gold exchange.
Bitcoin has been called 'digital gold', but does this mean the two markets behave similarly? CoinDesk analyses suggest the answer may be no.