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India considers ending import curbs on gold-silver alloy

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By Neha Dasgupta and Manoj Kumar
Reuters
Friday, July 3, 2015

The Reserve Bank of India and the finance ministry are in talks to scrap bulk import licences for a gold-silver alloy used by domestic refiners, months after relaxing curbs on gold imports, officials with direct knowledge of the discussions told Reuters.

Alasdair Macleod: Greece's referendum

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By Alasdair Macleod
GoldMoney, Jersey, Channel Islands
Thursday, July 2, 2015

This coming Sunday Greece will hold its referendum. The question to be asked is not, as the foreign press initially reported it, about leaving the euro. It is about accepting or rejecting the troika's bail-out terms. ...

Brazil's antitrust agency investigates banks for interest rate manipulation

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By Jeffrey T. Lewis and Rogerio Jelmayer
The Wall Street Journal
Thursday, July 2, 2015

SAO PAULO, Brazil -- Brazil's antitrust agency is investigating banking giants HSBC Holdings PLC, Citigroup Inc., Deutsche Bank AG, and a long list of their peers on suspicion of forming a cartel to manipulate the exchange rate of the Brazilian currency, the real.

Bron Suchecki: OCC gold derivatives chart wasn't wrong, just confusing

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8:25a ET Thursday, July 2, 2015

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Perth Mint gold researcher Bron Suchecki writes today that he was mistaken this week --

http://www.gata.org/node/15501

Mike Kosares: Gold ownership as a lifestyle decision

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9:46p ET Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Is gold 'shrugging off Armageddon' or just being shrugged off?

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5:33p ET Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Your secretary/treasurer today sent the e-mail below to Bloomberg View columnist Barry Ritholtz in response to his commentary posted today, "Gold Shrugs Off Armageddon," which can be found here:

http://www.bloombergview.com/articles/2015-07-01/gold-shrugs-off-armaged...

CHRIS POWELL, Secretary/Treasurer