Why Russian and Chinese central banks will keep buying gold

MarketWatch/Myra Saefong

Photo of stack of gold bars“Emerging markets have beefed up gold holdings, undeterred by prices near their highest levels in more than six years, as countries such as Russia and China diversify their foreign-exchange reserves—a trend that is likely to continue.”

USAGOLD note:  In Friday’s DMR we mention funds, institutions and central banks as three players largely absent in previous bull market rallies going all the way back to the early 1970s. That circumstance introduces a new and important dynamic to present-day gold market analysis. This article will bring you to speed on the central bank component of that trinity.


Repost from 9-14-2019

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