South Korea Adds 16 Tonnes to Gold Reserves in July
South Korea increased its gold reserves by 16 tonnes in July, a 30% increase in a single month!
The dollar’s death by a thousand cuts is enduring massive flesh wounds as central banks are accumulating gold frantically into price weakness.
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* S.Korea raises gold reserves by nearly 30 pct to 70.4
* S.Korea’s third gold purchase since last June
* Stabilizing markets in July allow it to pursue purchase
SEOUL/SINGAPORE, Aug 2 (Reuters) – South Korea boosted its
gold holdings by nearly a third in July, buying 16 tonnes as
part of the central bank’s efforts to diversify its massive
foreign exchange reserves.
South Korea is Asia’s fourth largest economy and its central
bank said on Thursday that it now holds 70.4 tonnes of gold,
after paying $810 million last month for the purchase.
The increase barely lifted gold prices but supported
expectations that central banks will remain gold’s key buyer as
increased volatility in global markets and waning confidence in
the U.S. dollar fuel a global drive to vary foreign reserves
away from the U.S. currency and government debt securities.
“The markets were stable in July and we judged the
conditions were good for us to make the purchase then,” said Lee
Jung, head of the investment strategy team at the Bank of
Korea’s reserve investment division.