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J.P. Morgan to Store Precious Metals in Singapore

By Kevin Lim
Reuters
Monday, May 10, 2010

http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSSGE6490MF20100510

SINGAPORE -- J.P. Morgan said on Monday it will open its first Asian precious metals vault facility in Singapore during the third quarter of 2010 to facilitate trading in gold and other valuable commodities.

The vaults will accommodate the trading of physically settled futures contracts on regional exchanges, exchange-traded funds, as well as physically settled financing transactions in which J.P. Morgan is involved, it said in a statement.

The Singapore Exchange recently introduced gold contracts as part of a plan to boost trading in commodity derivatives.

Spot gold prices touched a five-month high on Friday as investors piled into the precious metal on fears of sovereign default in the euro region.



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Prophecy Resource Corp. Appoints Rob McEwen to Advisory Board

Prophecy Resource Corp. (TSX.V: PCY, OTC: PCYRF) is pleased to announce the appointment of Rob McEwen to the company's Advisory Board. McEwen is a leading Canadian mining industry entrepreneur. He is the chairman and CEO of U.S. Gold Corp. and Minera Andes Inc. McEwen was the founder and former chairman and CEO of Goldcorp Inc., whose Red Lake Mine in northwestern Ontario, Canada, is considered to be the richest gold mine in the world. During his tenure at Goldcorp, McEwen transformed the company from a collection of small companies into a mining powerhouse, growing its market capitalization from $50 million to approximately $8 billion.

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Preliminary Feasibility Study Completed for Seabridge Gold's KSM Project

Study Reports Reserves of 30.2 Million Oz. Gold, 7 Billion Lbs. Copper,
133 Million Oz Silver, 210 Million Lbs. Molybdenum

Base Case Life of Mine Cash Operating Costs Estimated at $144/oz. Gold Produced
(Net of Base Metal Credits)

Toronto -- Seabridge Gold Inc. has announced results from a National Instrument 43-101 compliant preliminary feasibility study of its 100-percent owned KSM project in northern British Columbia, Canada. The study was prepared by Wardrop, a Tetra Tech company, a major international engineering and consulting firm.

Seabridge President and CEO Rudi Fronk says, "The study confirms that the KSM project now hosts the largest gold reserve in Canada and one of the largest in the world. KSM is projected to provide an extraordinary mine life of more than 35 years with estimated cash operating costs well below the current average of the major gold producers. Estimated capital costs are in line with those of comparable, large-scale, undeveloped gold-copper projects and KSM has the advantage of being located in a low-risk jurisdiction."

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