Ronan Manly: LBMA's new 'independent' chairman really isn't independent at all


1:16p ET Sunday, October 2, 2016

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Gold researcher Ronan Manly elaborates today on the recent appointment of the former head of the Bank of England's foreign exchange office, Paul Fisher, as the supposedly "independent" chairman of the board of the London Bullion Market Association. Given the Bank of England's longstanding close relationship with the LBMA, Manly writes, Fisher really isn't "independent" at all. Manly's report is headlined "From Bank of England to LBMA: The 'Independent' Chair of the LBMA Board" and it's posted at Bullion Star here:

CHRIS POWELL, Secretary/Treasurer
Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee Inc.


NewCastle Gold's New CEO, Gerald Panneton, Hits the Ground Running

By Tommy Humphreys
Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Mining entrepreneur Gerald Panneton took a few years off after building one of Canada's largest gold miners, Detour Gold. He raced performance cars in his down time, and conducted due diligence on various mining assets to potentially back.

This summer, the geologist set his sights on NewCastle Gold (TSXV:NCA), owner of a past-producing gold mine in California with similarities to Detour Gold in its early days. ...

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