Daily Dispatches

Perth Mint 'tests out' Indian gold import excise abuse


By Paul Garvey
The Australian, Sydney
Saturday, October 15, 2016

The Perth Mint sent an estimated $1 billion worth of gold to India for refining without the apparent consent of its Australian customers, with the West Australian government-owned refiner being dragged into a court case examining the alleged abuse of an Indian excise rebate scheme.

PhD thesis stirs up a $1 billion gold-price trial for global banks


By Andrew Burrell
The Australian, Sydney
Friday, October 14, 2016


Gold prices in India go to premium for first time this year


Gold Prices Just Did Something They Haven't Done All Year

By Dave Forest
OilPrice.com, London
Thursday, October 13, 2016

Finally the global gold market is getting some good news from its top consuming nation -- India.

Reports this week suggest that something very unusual has just happened with India's local gold prices: They've jumped to a premium above worldwide bullion prices.

Alasdair Macleod: How not to manage a currency


By Alasdair Macleod
GoldMoney.com, St. Helier, Jersey, Channel Islands
Thursday, October 13, 2016

Make no mistake, sterling's collapse is a very serious development, and has serious consequences for sterling interest rates.

It's getting harder to deny intervention against gold, Embry tells KWN


5:03p ET Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

It's becoming difficult if not impossible for a rational observer to deny government intervention against gold and silver in the monetary metals markets, Sprott Asset Management's John Embry tells King World News today. An excerpt from the interview is posted at KWN here:

LBMA chooses tech firms for new trade reporting


London Gold Market Boosts Transparency with New Platform

By Henry Sanderson
Financial Times, London
Wednesday, October 12, 2016

The London Bullion Market Association, which oversees the city's $5-trillion gold market, has named the financial technology firms that will run its electronic platform in an effort to bolster trading transparency for the precious metal.

Susan Sanders, wife of monetary metals advocate Franklin Sanders, dies


9:54p ET Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Former U.S. Housing and Urban Development Assistant Secretary and former GATA board member Catherine Austin Fitts today reports the death of Susan Sanders, wife of bullion dealer, financial letter writer, monetary metals advocate and resistance leader, and pastor Franklin Sanders at their home in Westpoint, Tennessee:

Market Slant: What happens next in antitrust suit against London gold fix banks


8:56p ET Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Understanding gold begins with realizing that its market isn't normal


4:06p ET Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

When he's not touting mining stocks in which he has invested, 321Gold's Bob Moriarty is assuring his readers that everything in the monetary metals markets is perfectly normal and that anyone who expresses contrary suspicion is not merely mistaken but stupid, a charlatan, and a scam artist.

Gold fix banks will have to reveal correspondence for antitrust lawsuit


Scotia Will Have to Reveal Internal Correspondence in Gold Fixing Case, Lawyer for Plaintiffs Says

By Barbara Shecter
National Post, Toronto
Tuesday, October 11, 2016


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