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With BIS intervention rising sharply in October, gold price stalled

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By Robert Lambourne
Friday, November 9, 2018

After falling in August and September, intervention in the gold market by the Bank for International Settlements via gold swaps increased substantially in October, according to the bank's monthly statement of account, published this week:

https://www.bis.org/banking/balsheet/statofacc181031.pdf

Ex-Morgan trader pleads guilty to rigging monetary metals, implicates supervisors at bank

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How did that "exhaustive" investigation of the silver market by the U.S. Commodities Futures Trading Commission miss this? How will the World Gold Council and most monetary metals mining companies continue to miss it? How many more anti-trust lawsuits will this prompt? Anybody seen Blythe Masters lately?

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Chris Powell at New Orleans conference: Gold market manipulation update, Nov. 2018

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The slides for this presentation can be viewed here:

http://gata.org/files/GATA-NOLA-2018-PPT-PDF-11-1-2018.pdf

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Remarks by Chris Powell
Secretary/Treasurer, Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee Inc.
New Orleans Investment Conference
Friday, November 2, 2018

Gold price steadies and rises as BIS intervention diminishes

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By Robert Lambourne
Wednesday, October 17, 2018

The Bank for International Settlements has just published its September statement of account, giving summary information on its use of gold swaps and other gold-related derivatives in that month:

https://www.bis.org/banking/balsheet/statofacc180930.pdf

Key metals player Bank of Nova Scotia admits rigging gold and silver futures

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11:09a ET Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Few players in the gold and silver markets are bigger than the Bank of Nova Scotia, whose metals trading division, Scotia Mocatta, is world-renowned. The Bank of Nova Scotia is a member of the London Bullion Market Association and has had a seat at the daily London gold price fixing.

Monetary metals derivatives soar, so who ARE those guys?

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12:36p ET Tuesday, September 12, 2018

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Gold market intervention by BIS declines after $100 price plunge

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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

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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

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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

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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:

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