Daily Dispatches

Ireland's central bank says its gold transactions are too 'sensitive' to disclose

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Thanks to GoldCore's Mark O'Byrne for publicizing this.

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Central Bank silent over plans for Irish gold in UK

By John Mulligan
Irish Independent, Dublin
Friday, December 7, 2018

NYSE accused of letting Morgan Stanley make after-hours trades

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By Kevin Dugan
New York Post
Thursday, December 6, 2018

At the New York Stock Exchange, some traders are more equal than others.

That's the bitter takeaway from stockbrokers, who say the Big Board, in an unusual move last week, gave special treatment to a broker at Morgan Stanley who asked to trade large blocks of stocks for several minutes after the markets closed.

Central banks fear they might not rule the world forever

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All Around the World, Central Bank Independence Is Under Threat

Anirban Nag, Rene Vollgraaff, and Walter Brandimarte
Bloomberg News
Thursday, December 6, 2018

South Africa's top monetary policy maker spoke for his peers around the world last week when he declared that threats to central-bank independence from politicians are no longer just an "emerging-market phenomenon."

Maduro says Russia will invest billions in Venezuela's oil and gold production

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Russia May Be Handing Vanezuela a $6 Billion Lifeline

By Jim Wyss
Miami Herald
Thursday, December 6, 2018

BOGOTA, Colombia -- As Washington tries to build an economic wall around Venezuela, President Nicolás Maduro keeps digging tunnels.

Venezuelan officials seek meeting with Bank of England over gold repatriation, sources tell Reuters

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By Mayela Armas
Reuters
Thursday, December 6, 2018

CARACAS -- Two high-ranking Venezuelan officials are traveling to London with plans to meet with the Bank of England over the repatriation of $550 million in gold held in the bank’s coffers, according to two sources with knowledge of the situation.

Brandon White: Arctic trails, winter gales, and gold's secret tales

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2:55p ET Thursday, December 6, 2018

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

With inflation, central banks guarantee rising gold price, von Greyerz tells 'Keiser Report'

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11:40p ET Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Sudan becomes second leading gold producer in Africa on backs of artisanal miners

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10p ET Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Univision quotes Bullion Star's Manly on expropriation of Venezuelan gold

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9:10p ET Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Univision, the big Spanish-language television network in North America, yesterday quoted Bullion Star gold market analyst Ronan Manly in a report about the Bank of England's refusal to repatriate Venezuela's gold.

Craig Hemke at Sprott Money: What is Mr. Palladium telling us?

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5p ET Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

A shortage of palladium and a squeeze in the London market for the metal may hint at similar squeezes soon in the monetary metals, the TF Metals Report's Craig Hemke writes today at Sprott Money.

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