Gold doing well in currencies besides dollar, Naylor-Leyland notes on CNBC

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11:10a ET Thursday, December 8, 2016

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Bank of England shows off its gold vault again, but to whom does the metal really belong?

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Prince Charles doesn't seem to have asked.

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Can I Take One of These Home? Prince Charles Is Shown Bank of England's Vaults Where 400,000 Gold Bars Worth L100 Billion Are Stored

By Rebecca English
Daily Mail, London
Wednesday, December 7, 2016

As jokes go it probably wasn't the most tactful, but at least it tickled Prince Charles.

Deutsche Bank records said to show silver rigging at other banks

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By David Glovin and Edward Pettersson
Bloomberg News
Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Eight months after Deutsche Bank AG settled a lawsuit claiming it manipulated gold and silver prices, documents it disclosed as part of the accord provide "smoking gun" proof that UBS Group, HSBC Holdings, Bank of Nova Scotia, and other firms rigged the silver market, plaintiffs claim.

Indian demonetization effect: 15 tonnes of gold sold on Nov. 8-9

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By Ram Sahgal
The Times of India, Mumbai
Thursday, December 8, 2016

UK failed to measure huge imports of gold after Brexit vote

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Oops! Experts' L6 Billion Blunder Sends UK Trade Deficit Soaring

By Philip Aldrick
The Times, London
Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Britain's trade deficit with the rest of the world is L6 billion larger than previously thought -- and at a record high -- because the nation's beancounters made a mistake in their sums.

Chile rejects attempt to block modified Barrick Gold mine project

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By Anthony Esposito and Susan Taylor
Reuters
Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Chile has rejected an attempt by local communities to block modifications needed to keep Barrick Gold Corp.'s controversial Pascua Lama project alive, a resolution by the ministerial committee involved showed on Wednesday.

Why do some nations hold more gold?

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By Will Railton
City AM, London
Wednesday, December 7, 2016

As an asset, gold is entirely speculative. It provides no income or dividends and has few industrial or medical applications. Investors buy it only in the confidence that humans' peculiar and enduring fascination with the lustrous metal will ensure its value through the decades and centuries to come.

Koos Jansen: Gold in London and Hong Kong is used to settle Comex futures

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2:27p ET Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

On Kitco News, GATA chairman discusses government attacks on monetary metals

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12:36p ET Wednesday, December 7, 2016

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Turkey's president urges people to favor lira and gold to end 'tyranny of the dollar'

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Turks Urged to Trust in Lira to Defeat 'Ttyranny of Dollar'

By Mehul Srivastava and Jonathan Wheatley
Financial Times, London
Wednesday, December 7, 2016