Daily Dispatches

Big banks face scrutiny over pricing of metals

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By Jean Eaglesham and Christopher M. Matthews
The Wall Street Journal
Monday, February 23, 2015

U.S. officials are investigating at least 10 major banks for possible rigging of precious-metals markets, even though European regulators dropped a similar probe after finding no evidence of wrongdoing, according to people close to the inquiries.

Rising interest rates won't subdue gold, Turk tells KWN

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9p ET Monday, February 23, 2015

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Avery Goodman: Lunar new year and pending Indian tax cut used to attack gold price

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By Avery Goodman
Seeking Alpha
Monday, February 23, 2015

This sort of work is a bit harder than central banking

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South African Gold Miners Rescued After Fire at 1.4-Mile-Deep Mine

By Zandi Shabalala
Reuters
Sunday, February 22, 2015

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- South Africa's Harmony Gold said on Sunday all 486 miners who were trapped underground following a fire had been rescued.

No wonder the Telegraph won't touch gold price suppression

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For starters, its owners are heavily indebted to a bullion bank.

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1:36p ET Sunday, February 22, 2015

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Russia stopped gold-buying spree after prices soared in January

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By Nicholas Larkin
Bloomberg News
Friday, February 21, 2015

Russia stopped buying gold for the first time in 10 months after prices had the biggest increase on record.

Ronan Manly: Spotlight on Greece's gold reserves and Grexit

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11:48p ET Friday, February 20, 2015

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Alasdair Macleod: As world economy sinks, more financial repression

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1:58p ET Friday, February 17, 2015

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

The Danish krone suppression scheme joins the gold suppression scheme

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Denmark Ready to Impose Capital Controls to Protect Currency

By Mehreen Khan
The Telegraph, London
Friday, February 20, 2015

Denmark's central bank is ready to impose capital controls to stop the inflow of money that has threatened its currency peg with the euro.

March date set for gold fix switch

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By Ese Erheriene
The Wall Street Journal
Thursday, February 19, 2015

The deadline for the gold fix to enter the digital age is nearing.

The London Bullion Market Association said today that the gold benchmark will be set via an electronic platform managed by ICE Benchmark Administration beginning on March 20.

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