Saturday, May 25 2019

Transparent Precious Metal Holdings - Gold/Silver

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Gold/Silver - Futures - COTs - Commitment of Traders

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Friday, May 24 2019

Russia’s Central Bank to Consider Gold-Backed Cryptocurrencies for Mutual Settlements

Russia’s central bank, the Bank of Russia, will consider issuing a gold-backed cryptocurrency

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Monday, May 20 2019

Russian Gold Reserves

Russia adds 500,000 ounces in April

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Saturday, May 18 2019

Yes, Gold Is Being Manipulated. But to What Extent?

First of all, let me say that gold price suppression (“fixing,” “rigging,” “manipulating” or however else you want to think about it) is not just a conspiracy theory. It’s a well-documented phenomenon, with real actors and real ramifications. In 2014, Barclays was fined nearly $44 million for failing to prevent traders from manipulating the London gold “fix.” Late last year, a former JPMorgan trader pleaded guilty to manipulating the U.S. metals markets. Remember the gold futures “flash crash” of 2014?

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Pay-to-Play: LBMA shows contempt for the wider Gold and Silver markets

Exactly six months ago, the London Bullion Market Association (LBMA) began weekly publication of rolled up trade volume data for the London and Zurich gold and silver markets in an exercise that was spun by the LBMA as increasing transparency in the global over-the-counter precious metals markets.

Despite all of the above, despite now charging US$ 18,000 per year to access what is still only snapshot high level rolled up data that is not trade reporting, the LBMA still has the courage to claim on its website that its “Committed to Transparency”. To which it should add “As long as you ‘Pay-to-Play'”.

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Tuesday, May 14 2019

Chinese SGE Gold Withdrawals

SGE withdrawals for April

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Saturday, May 11 2019

The only gold the US shows – A working vault at West Point

Every so often, US media coverage provides glimpses into the US Treasury’s gold reserves stored with the . While this coverage never documents any of the claimed “deep storage” gold of the US Treasury, it contains just enough suggestion for the populace to connect the words ‘gold storage’ and ‘US Government’, and then return to their daily routines, assuming that the US has the largest strategic gold reserves in the world.

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Wednesday, May 8 2019

Chinese Gold Reserves

China adds 14.93 tonnes of gold to it's reserves

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Tuesday, May 7 2019

Curse of the London Gold Fix strikes again as SocGen abandons ship

News last week from the LBMA that French bank Societe Generale (SocGen) has resigned as a market maker for gold and silver continues an exodus from the London bullion markets that has included such former heavyweight bullion banks as Barclays, Deutsche Bank, Mitsui and Credit Suisse.

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Saturday, May 4 2019

Transparent Precious Metal Holdings - Gold/Silver

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Friday, May 3 2019

Turkey Gold/Silver Imports

Turkey imports for March

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India Gold/Silver Exports

India imports for February

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Perth Mint Coin Sales

Perth Mint sales for April

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