TF Metals Report: Russia mulls conducting trade only in rubles

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8:43p ICT Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

The TF Metals Report's Turd Ferguson notes growing discussion in Russia of conducting international trade only in rubles:

http://www.tfmetalsreport.com/blog/5621/putin-plays-golden-card

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



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Bullion market eyes e-platform to revamp London gold benchmark

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By Clara Denina and Jan Harvey
Reuters
Monday, March 31, 2014

LONDON -- As regulators investigate the transparency of global financial benchmarks, bullion banks are contemplating a move to electronic platforms that would shed more light on the London gold fix, a widely used reference price, sources said.

Having seen this gold market before, Rule tells KWN he won't be shaken out

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4:08p ICT Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Zero Hedge: Pushing gold to zero is the core mandate of central bankers everywhere

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3p ICT Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Zero Hedge nails it again today in commentary headlined "12 Largest Banks Sued by Public Retirement Funds for 'Conspiring to Rig Global FX Markets'":

Vietnam to ban gold bullion at country's borders

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From Tuoitre News
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Local and foreign individuals will be prohibited from carrying gold bullion and gold material when they enter or leave Vietnam, except for immigration purposes, starting May 15, according to a new circular recently issued by the country's central bank.

Jim Sinclair plans gold market seminar in Toronto on Saturday, April 26

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7:43a ICT Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Mining entrepreneur and gold advocate Jim Sinclair's next gold market seminar will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 26, at the Pearson Hotel & Conference Centre at Toronto's Pearson International Airport, 240 Belfield Road, Toronto. For details on tickets, please visit Sinclair's Internet site, JSMineSet.com, here:

Bix Weir: HFT suspicions get close to the mother ship of gold and silver manipulation

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7:16a ICT Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Roberts and Kranzler: Fed stomps gold harder to support dollar at key level

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7:35p ICT Tuesday, April 1, 2014

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Hong Kong, New Zealand investigate banks over FX manipulation

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By Rachel Armstrong
Reuters
Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Regulators in Hong Kong and New Zealand said on Tuesday that they are investigating banks' conduct in the foreign exchange market as part of an investigation tied to the global probe into FX markets.

Exchanges, not funds and banks, are the real culprits in high-frequency trading

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Fault Runs Deep in Ultrafast Trading

By Andrew Ross Sorkin
The New York Times
Monday, March 31, 2014

"The United States stock market, the most iconic market in global capitalism, is rigged."