Daily Dispatches

Touting transparency in gold, ex-central banker is contradicted by IMF, BIS, and her own successor

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1:27p CT Saturday, November 3, 2018

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Futures markets spoofers getting caught in record numbers

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By Gabriel T. Rubin
The Wall Street Journal
Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Federal regulators have ramped up their pursuit of traders who use a bluffing tactic known as spoofing to manipulate market prices, enforcement officials said, leading to a record number of manipulation cases.

Wary of crypto, UK government blocks Royal Mint's digital gold

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By Peter Hobson
Reuters
Friday, October 25, 2018

LONDON -- Britain's Royal Mint has frozen plans to launch a digital gold token after a partnership with U.S. exchange group CME failed and the government vetoed a plan to have the tokens trade on a cryptocurrency exchange, three sources told Reuters.

Euro's bid to challenge King Dollar collides with political risk

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By Anooja Debnath, Charlotte Ryan, and Katherine Greifeld
Bloomberg News
Thursday, November 1, 2018

Europe's dream of turning the euro into a global reserve currency that can rival the dollar is proving more elusive than ever.

Alasdair Macleod: China can't avoid 'harvesting' by U.S. unless it bakcs yuan with gold

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By Alasdair Macleod
GoldMoney.com, St. Helier, Jersey, Channel Islands
Thursday, November 1, 2018

Slump in rupee pushes India to seek trade settlement in yuan

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By Archana Chaudhary
Bloomberg News
Monday, October 29, 2018

India is considering allowing some imports from China to be settled in yuan, people familiar with the proposal said, as the South Asian nation moves to limit its currency's loss against the dollar.

Craig Hemke at Sprott Money: Bullion banks want market rigging, not higher prices

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9:50a CT Wednesday, October 31, 2018

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Dollars declined as India plans to pay in rubles for Russian air-defense system

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From Russia Today, Moscow
Wednesday, October 31, 2018

The contract between Moscow and New Delhi on supplies of Russian S-400 air defense systems will be settled in rubles, according to Russian Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Borisov.

GATA board member Steer explains how futures control monetary metals prices

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9:27a CT Wednesday, October 31, 2018

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Ronan Manly: LBMA initiative will prevent transparency in London gold market

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12:55p ET Tuesday, October 30, 2018

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Bullion Star market analyst Ronan Manly, long a close observer of the London Bullion Market Association, writes today that the association's pledge Monday --

http://gata.org/node/18577

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