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May 24 China and Russia, two of the largest holders of bullion, and Kazakhstan bolstered their gold reserves last month, while Venezuela sold off more of its bullion earlier this year, data from the International Monetary Fund showed on Tuesday.
Extending a prolonged buying spree, Russia added 16.2 tonnes to its reserves, China increased its holdings by 10.9 tonnes and Kazakhstan raised its tonnage by 3.2 tonnes. Turkey added 2.6 tonnes.
Belarus cut its holdings by 2.6 tonnes.
Venezuela sold 34.2 tonnes in February and another 8.5 tonnes in March. There was no data for the country for April.
(Reporting by Josephine Mason; Editing by Dan Grebler)
Billionaire George Soros prepared last quarter for gloomy times, dialing back his U.S. stock investments by more than a third, betting against the equities while banking on gold.
May 7 China's gold reserves stood at 58.14 million fine troy ounces at the end of April, up from 57.79 million fine troy ounces at the end of March, the central bank said.
China began updating its reserve figures on a monthly basis in June 2015. Prior to that, the reserve figures were not updated regularly. (Reporting by Jessica Macy Yu and Brenda Goh; Editing by Ed Davies)
Money managers expand silver net-long position, CFTC data show
Precious metal gained 24% in 2016 on Fed, Industrial demand
Hedge funds expanded their bullish bets on silver to an all-time high even as this year’s hottest metals rally began to fade.
Investors are piling back into gold. And they’re coming in droves.
Holdings in SPDR Gold Shares, the world’s largest exchange-traded fund backed by gold, surged 20.8 metric tons on Monday, the biggest one-day expansion since 2011, data compiled by Bloomberg show. About $7.1 billion in new money poured into SPDR Gold this year, the most of any ETF tracked by Bloomberg around the world, as holdings soared to the highest since 2013.