Jewellery Focus May 2019 - Page 8

DATA DATA Monthly Hallmarking Figures UK Retail Footfall Monthly Hallmarking Figures UK Retail Footfall YEAR-ON-YEAR CHANGE YEAR-ON-YEAR CHANGE Month Month Variance % Feb-18 Feb-19 GOLD 999 188 23 -165 -87.8 990 0 28 28 0 916 31,956 31,415 -541 -1.7 750 55,613 53,727 -1,886 -3.4 585 11,229 12,572 1,343 12 375 214,546 184,173 -30,373 -14.2 313,532 281,938 -31,594 -10.1 SILVER 999 2,165 1,013 -1,152 -53.2 958 1,274 1,057 -217 -17 925 341,224 342 800 0.2 800 182 10 -172 -94.5 344,845 344,104 -741 -0.2 FEBRUARY 2019 VS FEBRUARY 2018 Month Month Variance % Feb-18 Feb-19 SCOTLAND & N. IRELAND -4.4% GOLD NORTHERN ENGLAND 2.0% 999 188 23 THE MIDLANDS 4.8% 990 0 28 28 0 SW ENGLAND & WALES 8.8% THE MIDLANDS 4.8% LONDON & SOUTH EAST 4.7% UK OVERALL -4.6% SCOTLAND & N. IRELAND -4.4% -165 -87.8 916 31,956 31,415 -541 -1.7 750 55,613 53,727 -1,886 -3.4 585 11,229 12,572 1,343 12 375 214,546 184,173 -30,373 -14.2 313,532 281,938 -31,594 -10.1 SILVER MONTH-ON-MONTH CHANGE 999 2,165 1,013 -1,152 -53.2 FEBRUARY 2019 VS JANUARY 2018 958 1,274 1,057 -217 -17 SCOTLAND & N. IRELAND -4.4% 925 NORTHERN ENGLAND 2.0% 341,224 342 800 0.2 800 182 10 -172 -94.5 THE MIDLANDS 4.8% 344,845 344,104 -741 -0.2 SW ENGLAND & WALES 8.8% PLATINUM 950 THE MIDLANDS 4.8% PLATINUM LONDON & SOUTH EAST 4.7% 999 9 22,417 22,318 -99 -0.4 UK AVERAGE -4.6% 950 900 18 54 36 200 4 2 22,446 22,392 -54 950 6,222 2,302 -3,920 -63 500 1,175 523 -652 -55.5 7,397 2,825 -4,572 -61.8 -5.4 MONTH-ON-MONTH CHANGE FEBRUARY 2019 VS JANUARY 2018 SCOTLAND & N. IRELAND -4.4% NORTHERN ENGLAND 2.0% THE MIDLANDS 4.8% 22,417 22,318 -99 -0.4 UK AVERAGE -4.6% 4 2 22,446 22,392 -54 100 -0.2 FORECAST FOR THIS MONTH MARCH 2019 VS FEBRUARY 2019 SCOTLAND & N. IRELAND -4.4% PALLADIUM NORTHERN ENGLAND 2.0% 999 0 0 0 0 THE MIDLANDS 4.8% 950 SW ENGLAND & WALES 8.8% 6,222 2,302 -3,920 -63 500 1,175 523 -652 -55.5 THE MIDLANDS 4.8% 7,397 2,825 -4,572 -61.8 NORTHERN ENGLAND 2.0% THE MIDLANDS 4.8% SW ENGLAND & WALES 8.8% THE MIDLANDS 4.8% LONDON & SOUTH EAST 4.7% TOTAL 688,220 651,259 -36,961 UK AVERAGE +4.6% -5.4 UK AVERAGE +4.6% Data supplied by Ipsos Data supplied by Ipsos This information has been compiled by the Birmingham Assay Office. UK OVERALL -4.6% LONDON & SOUTH EAST 4.7% LONDON & SOUTH EAST 4.7% TOTAL 688,220 651,259 -36,961 LONDON & SOUTH EAST 4.7% 77.8 850 2 FORECAST FOR THIS MONTH SCOTLAND & N. IRELAND -4.4% 999 0 0 0 0 THE MIDLANDS 4.8% 16 7 MARCH 2019 VS FEBRUARY 2019 PALLADIUM SW ENGLAND & WALES 8.8% 900 18 54 36 200 100 -0.2 THE MIDLANDS 4.8% THE MIDLANDS 4.8% 77.8 850 2 NORTHERN ENGLAND 2.0% SW ENGLAND & WALES 8.8% 16 7 999 9 FEBRUARY 2019 VS FEBRUARY 2018 This information has been compiled by the Birmingham Assay Office. Latest available statistics Latest available statistics Metal Prices £/Unit Scrap Metal £/Unit Metal Prices £/Unit Scrap Metal £/Unit Jan-19 Feb-19 Mar-19 % Change last month Sterling Silver £/Kg 362.46 361.90 346.20 4% Jan-19 Feb-19 Mar-19 % Change last month Sterling Silver £/Kg 340.32 339.79 325.05 -4% Jan-19 Feb-19 Mar-19 % Change last month Sterling Silver £/Kg 362.46 361.90 346.20 4% Jan-19 Feb-19 Mar-19 % Change last month Sterling Silver £/Kg 340.32 339.79 325.05 -4% Gold £/g 32.41 32.67 31.74 -3% 9ct Gold £/g 11.73 11.82 11.49 -3% Gold £/g 32.41 32.67 31.74 -3% 9ct Gold £/g 11.73 11.82 11.49 -3% Palladium £/g 33.33 35.58 37.75 +6% 14ct Gold £/g 18.29 18.44 17.92 -3% Palladium £/g 33.33 35.58 37.75 +6% 14ct Gold £/g 18.29 18.44 17.92 -3% Platinum £/g 20.30 20.18 20.55 +2% 18ct Gold £/g 23.45 23.65 22.97 -3% Platinum £/g 20.30 20.18 20.55 +2% 18ct Gold £/g 23.45 23.65 22.97 -3% Rhodium £/g 62.28 65.02 76.89 +18% 22ct Gold £/g 28.64 28.88 28.06 -3% Rhodium £/g 62.28 65.02 76.89 +18% 22ct Gold £/g 28.64 28.88 28.06 -3% Platinum (95%) £/g 16.40 16.29 16.59 -2% Platinum (95%) £/g 16.40 16.29 16.59 -2% Iridium £/g 37.43 36.78 36.23 -2% Ruthenium £/g 6.83 6.71 6.61 -2% 6 MAY 2019 | WWW.JEWELLERYFOCUS.CO.UK Data supplied courtesy of Cookson Precious Metals. www.cooksongold.com. Iridium £/g 37.43 36.78 36.23 -2% Ruthenium £/g 6.83 6.71 6.61 -2% MAY 2019 | WWW.JEWELLERYFOCUS.CO.UK Data supplied courtesy of Cookson Precious Metals. www.cooksongold.com. 7