China''s foreign minister says investment in Canadian resources is only starting

Section:

7p ET Thursday, October 21, 2004

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Stanlie Hunt gave the Smartstox microphone to GATA
Chairman Bill Murphy at the recent gold conference
in Toronto, and you can watch and listen to the
"King of the Gold Bugs" here:

http://www.kitco.com/ind/Hunt/oct192004.html

Appended is a story from today's edition of the
Moscow News about the record levels of Russia's
foreign exchange and gold reserves, an indication,
along with the English translation of the June
speech of the Bank of Russia's deputy chairman,
that the Russians know exactly what is going on.

And for those who want to read more into the
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Yankees as an omen favoring underdogs everywhere,
there's this:

http://shmyl.com/mpzison

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

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Russia's Gold and Foreign Exchange Reserves Exceed $100 Billion

Moscow News
Thursday, October 21, 2004

http://www.mosnews.com/money/2004/10/21/currencyreserves.shtml

For the first time in Russia's history gold and currency
reserves have exceeded $100 billion, according to
information provided by the Central Bank of Russia.

As of Oct. 15, 2004 the volume of the country's gold
and foreign currency reserves amount to $100.1 billion,
having grown by almost $2 billion in one week, since
Oct. 8.

Earlier the Central Bank authorities forecasted that
Russia's currency reserves would only reach $100
billion by the end of the year. However, high world
oil prices and the financial authorities' decision to
contain ruble growth have prompted the reserves to
grow at a much faster pace than expected.

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