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Draghi On Gold “I Never Thought It Wise To Sell” | Zero Hedge

Draghi On Gold “I Never Thought It Wise To Sell” | Zero Hedge. (FULL ARTICLE)

While Ben Bernanke would prefer not to discuss the barbarous relic, having noted in the past that “nobody really understands gold prices,” it would seem his European brother-in-arms has a different opinion. When asked this week, by the ironically named Tekoa Da Silva, his thoughts on precious metals as reserve assets (and central banks around the world increasing their allocations), none other than the ECB head himself Mario Draghi explained “I never thought it wise to sell [gold], because for Central Banks this is a reserve of safety.” But Draghi did not stop there, and perhaps enlightened by the farce in Washington this week, the unusually truthful central banker explained, “in the case of non-USD countries, it gives you good protection against fluctuations of the USD.” Perhaps that is why China continues to import gold at a record pace? Oh, and don’t fight the ECB…

 

Swiss To Vote On Gold Repatriation – “Gold Is The Only Valuable Asset On The SNB’s Balance Sheet” | Zero Hedge

Swiss To Vote On Gold Repatriation – “Gold Is The Only Valuable Asset On The SNB’s Balance Sheet” | Zero Hedge.

 

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