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Ronan Manly

Ronan Manly

Ronan Manly is a precious metals analyst with BullionStar whose blogs
often cover current themes including what's going on in the
London gold market and the gold activities of central banks.

Why have all Chinese banks disappeared from the LBMA Gold Price auction?
JP Morgan Gold Traders go to Jail, while JP Morgan exits DoJ ‘Sin Bin’
Poland’s Central Bank ramps up Gold Purchases during July, and now holds 300 tonnes of Gold
Poland’s 50/50 gold buying: 50 tonnes bought over 3 months, but another 50 tonnes to go
Asahi vault 30 miles outside NYC added to COMEX approved vault list
Gold gains hugely in popularity among American Investors – Gallup Survey 2023
Singapore – The World’s largest central bank gold buyer in Q1 2023

Singapore – The World’s largest central bank gold buyer in Q1 2023

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Following a record year in 2022 for central bank gold buying, the gold buying by the world’s central banks in Q1 2023 is also the strongest first quarter on record.

Over the first quarter, the central bank of Singapore (MAS) has been out in front as the biggest gold buyer of Q1, adding an enormous 68.7 tonnes over the three month period January to...
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Sound Money Legislation Rapidly Gaining Traction in Many US States
JP Morgan Gold Traders Contempt for the Law, Plan to Appeal their Convictions
Singapore’s central bank MAS boosts gold reserves to nearly 200 tonnes
Successful Newcrest bid would extend US Newmont’s lead as world’s largest gold producer
Nine years after fleeing in panic, the infamous Deutsche Bank is returning to the LBMA
Chinese Central Bank kicks off New Round of Gold Accumulation
Has GLD been failing to disclose gold held at the Bank of England during 2022?
FTX Fiasco Highlights the Ponzi Nature of Modern Banking and the London Gold Market
Gold Establishment Supports Central Bank Secrecy instead of Exposing it
COMEX Deliverable Silver far less than imagined as 50% of ‘Eligible’ is not Available
Qatar ramps up its Gold Reserves as FIFA World Cup approaches
London Silver Inventories Continue to Plummet as Metal Exits LBMA Vaults
Eurasian alliance plans a Moscow World Standard to destroy LBMA’s monopoly in precious metals pricing
JP Morgan gold trading boss & former LBMA Board member found guilty by US jury
The new Indian International Bullion Exchange (IIBX) – Price Taker or Price Maker?
LBMA Silver Inventories fall to a near 6 Year Low below 1 billion ounces
Despite manipulating precious metals prices, JP Morgan is still at the heart of the LBMA, SBMA and COMEX
Peter Hambro – BIS, central banks are rigging gold market using bullion banks’ paper gold
Russia lines up its State Fund of Precious Metals for Military Mobilization
Czech Republic to join Visegrád Group allies in Central European Gold Rush
Inside the Gold Vault of the Portuguese Central Bank
Lack of audits undermine Lebanon’s claim to be Middle East gold heavyweight
Kremlin confirms intention to Back Ruble with Gold and Commodities
Where is the Russian Federation’s Gold Stored?

Where is the Russian Federation’s Gold Stored?

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With weaponised sanctions targeting Russia’s foreign exchange reserves, the monetary gold reserves of the Bank of Russia have now taken on increased importance.

But where are these vast Russian gold reserves stored, a hoard which the Russian central bank claims to be 2299 tonnes? The popular belief is that ‘two thirds’ of this gold is stored in a vault in Moscow, and...
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China and Russia in Close Cooperation aiming for Win-Win in Gold Markets
Spotlight on Gold and Silver Mining Share Indexes – Part 1
Russian Ruble relaunched linked to Gold and Commodities – RT.com Q and A
Russian Palladium and Platinum  – Too Important to Sanction
US tees up “Stop Russian Gold Act”, triggering LBMA and COMEX to eject Russian refiners
LBMA’s Fear of Stoking the Russian Bear – From ETF Concerns to Monetary Mayhem
LBMA a deer in headlights as Western Sanctions show up Russian Gold Refiners
Bloomberg hit piece on UAE gold triggers strong response from DMCC’s Bin Sulayem
Emirates takes on LBMA with launch of UAE Good Delivery Standard for gold
Coordinated Jawboning from Central Banks, but “You Can’t Taper a Ponzi”
Irish central bank raises gold reserves by 33%, worried by inflation
In low key move, Singapore’s central bank adds 26 tonnes to its gold reserves
Bullion Banksters pay $50 million to Get Out of Jail Free
Amid ongoing hyperinflation, gold shines as money in Venezuela
Swiss pressure against UAE gold imports causes sharp rebuttal from Dubai
Poland accelerates gold buying: Plans to purchase 100 tonnes during 2022
Indian Central Bank Accumulating Large Quantities of Gold almost under the Radar
Central Bank Digital Currencies – A Future of Surveillance and Control
Can Corporate Treasurers Afford to Ignore Palantir’s Gambit on Gold?
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