Documentation

Monetary metals derivatives soar, so who ARE those guys?

Section:

12:36p ET Tuesday, September 12, 2018

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Gold market intervention by BIS declines after $100 price plunge

Section:

By Robert Lambourne
Thursday, September 6, 2018

Gold swaps and gold derivatives undertaken by the Bank for International Settlements appear to have declined by about 24 percent in August, according to the bank's statements of account for that month and July:

https://www.bis.org/banking/balsheet/statofacc180831.pdf

https://www.bis.org/banking/balsheet/statofacc180731.pdf

Robert Lambourne: BIS gold market intervention increased by 17% in July

Section:

By Robert Lambourne
Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Use of gold swaps and gold derivatives by the Bank for International Settlements, the gold broker for most central banks, increased by about 17 percent in July, according to the bank's monthly report:

https://www.bis.org/banking/balsheet/statofacc180731.pdf

The bank's June report is here:

Robert Lambourne: June shows no change in BIS intervention in gold

Section:

By Robert Lambourne
Monday, June 16, 2018

The Bank for International Settlements has published its June statement of account, which gives some information on its use of gold swaps and other gold-related derivatives in the month:

https://www.bis.org/banking/balsheet/statofacc180630.pdf

The explosive questions the gold riggers won't answer -- and the press won't ask

Section:

4:34p ET Sunday, July 15, 2018

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

How easy it would be for any major financial news organization or trade association to confirm, expose, and combat the rigging of the gold market by governments and central banks.

Such an effort could start with the documentation, most of it from official sources, collected by GATA and compiled here:

Robert Lambourne: BIS intervention in gold remained steady in May

Section:

By Robert Lambourne
Wednesday, June 6, 2018

The Bank for International Settlements has published its May statement of account, giving limited information on its use of gold swaps and other gold-related derivatives during the month:

https://www.bis.org/banking/balsheet/statofacc180531.pdf

Jim Rickards provides the best summary of gold price manipulation

Section:

9:17p ET Monday, May 14, 2018

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

In his latest book, "The New Case for Gold," fund manager, geopolitical analyst, and financial letter writer James G. Rickards may have summarized the international gold price suppression scheme better than anyone, including GATA itself.

Chris Powell: Gold market manipulation update, April 2018

Section:

Gold Market Manipulation Update

Remarks by Chris Powell
Secretary/Treasurer, Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee Inc.

Mining Investment Asia Conference
Marina Bay Sands, Singapore
Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Mines and Money Asia Conference
Hong Kong Exhibition and Convention Centre
Wednesday, April 4, 2018

The slides for this presentation are posted here:

What are all those monetary metals derivatives held by a few big U.S. banks?

Section:

11:03p ICT Sunday, March 11, 2018

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Robert Lambourne: Use of gold derivatives by BIS declines by 55 tonnes in February

Section:

By Robert Lambourne
Tuesday, March 6, 2018

The Bank for International Settlements reduced its use of gold swaps and other gold-related derivatives during February, according to the bank's statement of account for the month:

https://www.bis.org/banking/balsheet/statofacc180228.pdf

This decrease follows a large increase in the bank's gold swaps in January.

Syndicate content