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Robert Lambourne: Small decline in BIS gold swaps in August

Section: Documentation

By Robert Lambourne
Saturday, October 23, 2021

The recently released September statement of account of the Bank for International Settlements -

https://www.bis.org/banking/balsheet/statofacc210930.pdf

— contains information suggesting a decrease of about 26 tonnes in the bank's gold swaps during August, from 464 tonnes to 438 tonnes.

This compares to the record high estimated at 552 tonnes as of February this year.

Chris Powell: Gold market manipulation update, October 2021

Section: Documentation

The images accompanying this presentation are posted here:

https://gata.org/sites/default/files/GoldMarketManipulationUpdate-10-20-2021.pdf

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Remarks by Chris Powell
Secretary/Treasurer
Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee Inc.
New Orleans Investment Conference
Hilton New Orleans Riverside Hotel
Wednesday, October 19, 2021

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Robert Lambourne: BIS gold swaps fell slightly in August but remain high

Section: Documentation

By Robert Lambourne
Sunday, September 12, 2021

The recently released August statement of account of the Bank for International Settlements -

https://www.bis.org/banking/balsheet/statofacc210831.pdf

— contains information suggesting a decrease of about 38 tonnes in the bank's gold swaps in August, from 502 tonnes to 464 tonnes. 

This compares to the record high estimated at 552 tonnes as of February 25 this year.

Robert Lambourne: BIS gold swaps rose back over 500 tonnes in June

Section: Documentation

By Robert Lambourne
Wednesday, August 11, 2021

The recently released July statement of account of the Bank for International Settlements --

https://www.bis.org/banking/balsheet/statofacc210630.pdf

-- contains information that suggests an increase of about 31 tonnes in the bank's gold swaps in June, from 471 tonnes to 502 tonnes. 

This compares to the record high estimated at 552 tonnes as of February 25 this year.

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Robert Lambourne: BIS gold swaps fall in June by 46 tonnes to 471 tonnes

Section: Documentation

By Robert Lambourne
Wednesday, August 4, 2021

The recently released June statement of account of the Bank for International Settlements --

https://www.bis.org/banking/balsheet/statofacc210630.pdf

-- contains information that suggests a decrease of about 46 tonnes in the bank’s gold swaps to 471 tonnes. This compares to the record high estimated at 552 tonnes as of February 25 this year. 

Robert Lambourne: BIS gold swaps rose in May despite approach of Basel 3 rules

Section: Documentation

By Robert Lambourne
Saturday, June 12, 2021

The recently released May statement of account of the Bank for International Settlements --

https://www.bis.org/banking/balsheet/statofacc210531.pdf

-- reports an increase of 45 tonnes in the bank's gold swaps to 517 tonnes. This follows declines in March and April 2021 from the record high estimated at 552 tonnes as of February 25, 2021.

The BIS seemingly remains an active trader of significant amounts of gold swaps on a regular basis.

Congressman presses Treasury secretary to disclose U.S. gold activities

Section: Documentation

From Money Metals News Service, Eagle, Idaho
Thursday, June 10, 2021

WASHINGTON -- As foreign governments reportedly accumulate gold and de-dollarize their sovereign wealth funds, a Republican congressman is asking tough questions of the U.S. Treasury about its secretive gold activities.

Robert Lambourne: BIS gold swaps fell in March and April but remain high

Section: Documentation

By Robert Lambourne
Friday, May 14, 2021

The recently reported March and April statements of account of the Bank for International Settlements disclose a decline in gold swaps from the record high estimated at 552 tonnes as at February 26, 2021. 

The latest estimates are 487 tonnes as at March 31 and 472 tonnes as of April 30.

Ronan Manly: LBMA admits its boast of record silver hoard was false

Section: Documentation

LBMA Misleads Silver Market with False Claims about Record Silver Stocks

By Ronan Manly
Bullion Star, Singapore
Tuesday, May 11, 2021

In a shocking retraction, the bullion bank-dominated London Bullion Market Association has just announced that it has been overstating LBMA silver vault holdings by a massive 3,300 tonnes of silver.

This overstatement relates to the total quantity of physical silver bars that the LBMA claimed were being held in LBMA vaults in London as of end of March 2021.

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Basel 3 rules will wreck gold price suppression, LBMA warns Bank of England

Section: Documentation

12:29p ET Saturday, May 8, 2021

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Pending "Basel III" regulations emanating from the Bank for International Settlements could destroy the clearing and settlement system for “unallocated” -- that is, “paper” or imaginary -- gold and silver, the London Bullion Market Association and the World Gold Council warned the Bank of England this week.

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