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Russia, China and BRICS: A New Gold Trading Network

Submitted by Ronan Manly, One of the most notable events in Russia’s precious metals market calendar is the annual “Russian Bullion Market” conference. Formerly known as the Russian Bullion Awards, this conference, now in its 10th year, took place this year on Friday 24 November in Moscow. Among the speakers lined up, the most notable […]

Weird Things Are Happening With Gold

Authored by James Rickards Last week featured two unusual stories on gold – one strange and the other truly weird. These stories explain why gold is not just money but is the most politicized form of money. They show that while politicians publicly disparage gold, they quietly pay close attention to it. The first strange […]

Who Knew? German Central Bank Has Been Selling Gold For More Than A Decade

Authored by Louis Cammarosano via, Deutsche Bundesbank gold reserves shrink 45 tons over the past ten years. German Central Bank holdings fall From 3,420.6 tons at the end of Q2 2007 to 3375.6 tons, a drop of 1,446,783 ounces. German gold reserves have decreased 1.3% over ten years. Bring the Gold Home & Sell […]

NEW UNCOVERED INFORMATION: Why Central Banks Were Forced To Rig The Gold Market

By the SRSrocco Report, According to newly uncovered information in the gold market, it provides additional evidence of why the Fed, Central Banks and the IMF were forced to RIG the gold market.  Not only was the dropping of the Gold-Dollar peg going to release a great deal of pressure on the manipulated gold price, […]

Bundesbank Repatriates Gold From New York, Paris “Faster Than Planned”

In January of 2016, the Bundesbank announced that three years after commencing the transfer of some of its offshore-held gold from vaults located at the Banque de France in Paris and the NY Fed in New York, it had repatriated a total of 366.3 tonnes, bringing the German central bank’s gold reserves held in Frankfurt […]

Is there any gold bullion stored at the US Mint in Denver? / by Ronan Manly / 26 Aug 2016 Anyone with even a passing interest in US official gold reserves will probably recall that the US Treasury claims to hold its gold (8,133.5 tonnes) over four locations in continental United States, namely at three US Mint facilities in Fort Knox (Kentucky), West Point (upstate New York), Denver (Colorado), […]

Gold Reserve shares surge on $770 million Venezuelan settlement / By Andrew Willis, Bloomberg News / August 8, 2016 Gold Reserve Inc. will get about $770 million as part of a settlement with Venezuela for the 2008 seizure of its Brisas gold and copper project in an arrangement that depends on the country securing financing. Shares surged. Payment is expected to be made in two […]

El Salvador’s gold reserves, the BIS, and the bullion banks / by Ronan Manly / 27 Apr 2015 According to a Reuters report from 24 April, the central bank of El Salvador, Banco Central de Reserva de El Salvador (BCR), sold approximately 80% of its gold reserves during March 2015. This sale comprised 5.412 tons of gold and raised $206 million for the Bank. Reuters initiated its story […]

Lawrence Williams: Does any nation hold the gold it says it does? / CHRIS POWELL / 2015-04-23 14:40 Dear Friend of GATA and Gold: Official central bank gold reserve figures as reported to the International Monetary Fund are at best unreliable and at worst active deceptions concealing market interventions, Mineweb’s Lawrence Williams acknowledges today. Or as your secretary/treasurer has been putting it: The location and disposition of central […]

Koos Jansen: Why did European central banks sell gold?

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. / by cpowell on Wed, 2014-11-19 Dear Friend of GATA and Gold: Focusing on the Netherlands Central Bank’s reduction of its gold reserves, Bullion Star market analyst and GATA consultant Koos Jansen asks why the European central banks sold […]