bullionstar.com / by Koos Jansen / 25 Feb 2015
Yesterday the Austrian Court of Audit (Der Rechnungshof) released a report on the Austrian central bank’s official gold reserves audits (Austria holds in total 280.0 metric tonnes). This report contains (official) critical notes regarding the safekeeping of the Austrian gold.
The report is written in German, […]
goldswitzerland.com / by Moderator GoldS / February 23rd, 2015
“Governments impose price on markets; there is no price discovery anymore”
PODCAST INTERVIEW: In this 38 minute interview Lars Schall, for Matterhorn Asset Management, speaks with Dr Pippa Malmgren, a US financial advisor and policy expert based in London. Dr Malmgren has been a member […]
goldsilverworlds.com / By Taki Tsaklanos / February 18, 2015
Let us start with the facts. As per the chart below (courtesy of Sharelynx), it appears that Russia has accumulated more than 26 million ounces of physical gold in less than 10 years. In that same time period, there have been only 3 months in which […]
bullionstar.com / by Willem Middelkoop / 17 Feb 2015
“Putin is the biggest gold bug”, was the title of a recent Bloomberg op-ed by Leonid Bershidsky the founding editor of Vedomosti, Russia’s top business daily. He explains why the Russian central bank has accumulated almost 100 tons of gold in the last four months of […]
goldbroker.com / Feb 13, 2015
Seeking continued diversification away from the US dollar, central banks absorbed 477.2t of gold in 2014, 17% above 2013’s impressive 409 tonnes, according to World Gold Council. This was particularly evident in the last quarter of 2014, when demand was up 40 percent year-on-year to 119 tonnes, making Q4 (October-December) […]
schiffgold.com / BY MIKE FINGER / FEBRUARY 2, 2015
Last month, the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis published an essay that supposedly debunks the idea that a monetary gold standard can stabilize and improve economies. The piece is blatant propaganda that returns to the same excuse central bankers always use to discredit the […]
gata.org / By Eddie van der Walt / 2015-01-23 02:07
By Eddie van der Walt Bloomberg News Thursday, January 22, 2015
LONDON — Russia is showing no signs of slowing gold purchases as the fifth-biggest holder boosted reserves for a ninth month.
The country’s gold reserves rose to about 38.8 million ounces as of Jan. […]
goldbroker.com / via AFP / Jan 19, 2015
The German central bank or Bundesbank said on Monday that it stepped up the repatriation of its gold reserves from overseas storage last year.
“The Bundesbank successfully continued and further stepped up its transfers of gold,” the central bank said in a statement.
gata.org / By CHRIS POWELL / January 13, 2015
Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:
Though the French central bank is, like other Western central banks, the agency of a nominally democratic government, its gold and currency market interventions will remain secret, the bank’s director of market operations, Alexandre Gautier, wrote yesterday in a reply […]
goldsilverworlds.com / via Money Metals / January 12, 2015
Money Metals Exchange conducted an interview (listen to the audio) about the secretive and far-reaching gold price suppression scheme. Chris Powell of the Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee, or GATA, tells all in his exclusive interview with Money Metals. We have selected a couple of key thoughts […]
gata.org / CHRIS POWELL / 2015-01-09 15:30
Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:
Responding to gold researcher Koos Jansen’s report yesterday about what is effectively the official remonetization of gold in Turkey, in which citizens’ gold is deposited with commercial banks and then used by the banks to satisfy the reserve requirements of the Turkish […]
gata.org / By A. Ananthalakshmi / 2014-12-23 13:38
By A. Ananthalakshmi Reuters Monday, December 22, 2014
Russia raised its gold reserves for the eighth month in a row in November, while Ukraine reduced its bullion holdings for a second straight month, according to International Monetary Fund data released on Tuesday.
Russia, the world’s fifth-largest holder […]
globaleconomicanalysis.blogspot.com / Mike “Mish” Shedlock / December 19, 2014
On December 17, ZeroHedge asked Will Putin’s Next Step Be To Sell Gold?
On December 18, ZeroHedge answered his own question wrongly with Russia Has Begun Selling Its Gold, According To SocGen.
I did not believe that when I saw it yesterday, and I sure don’t […]
tfmetalsreport.com / By Turd Ferguson / December 18, 2014
Earlier today, we held our final A2A webinar of the year and we couldn’t have had a better and more timely guest than John Butler, author of the great book, “The Golden Revolution”.
In this tremendous, 45-minute presentation, John addresses a multitude […]
gata.org / By Anna Andrianova and Laura Clarke, Bloomberg News / Friday, December 19, 2014
Russia, the world’s fifth-biggest gold holder, added to its hoard for an eighth month even after having to use its international reserves on defending the ruble.
The gold stockpile rose to 38.2 million ounces as of Dec. 1 from 37.6 […]
jessescrossroadscafe.blogspot.com / 19 DECEMBER 2014
Gold and silver marked time today.
Next week will be short and quiet, unless *something happens.*
The economic calendar has a few things on it. It is included below.
Russia added 600,000 ounces of bullion to its gold reserves in November.
The major preoccupation of the mainstream media this […]
zerohedge.com / By Tyler Durden / on 12/12/2014 12:11
And just like that, the list of countries who want to repatriate their gold just increased by one more, because after Venezuela, Germany, the Netherlands, sorry Switzerland, and rumors of Belgium, we now can add Austria to those nations for whom the “6000 year old barbarous […]
acting-man.com / Pater Tenebrarum / December 5, 2014
Possible Side-Effects of Plunging Commodity Prices – A Look at Russia
One of our readers wrote to us with a question on a topic that will surely be of interest to a wider audience. Here is what he asked:
“As FX reserves dwindle, surely there is […]
goldsilverbitcoin.com / 2 DEC , 2014
Silver’s volatility should come as no surprise as the metal creeps back down to its lows around the 2008 banking collapse of $9-$12. The drop down to nearly the $13 handle could be considered a major washout in a market that has been sold en masse for the […]