The Fed Backed Into A Corner - A Favorable Backdrop For Gold
Published by Laurent Maurel | Jun 15, 2021 | Articles 5882

The intervention by the central banks on the markets is scrambling the message. Assets that have become at risk, in this inflationary backdrop, are being given excessive valuations. By contrast, the values that protect against the upcoming inflation are still being evaluated at very low levels. At any event, this is a very favorable backdrop for assets like gold.

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Currency Reset: Basel III and the Implementation of the NSFR
Published by Cyrille Jubert | Jun 7, 2021 | Articles 9844

The implementation of the Basel III standards on the Net Stable Funding Ratio (NSFR), in particular on allocated or unallocated gold and on its derivative products will cause an earthquake on the market, which should lead to a serious revaluation of the price of ounce of physical gold. As for the gold-paper game, it will no longer interest the banks and will only be addressed to a few professionals looking to hedge a future delivery.

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The Life Expectancy of a Currency and the Need for Monetary Reform
Published by Thomas Andrieu | Jun 6, 2021 | Articles 3056

The governments and central banks have crossed a point of no return, meaning that structural reforms to our monetary system are inevitably going to be required. Judging by the previous cycles, said reforms should become a necessity before the next 20 years are out. There is an urgent need to anticipate an overhaul, in the long term, of the international monetary system.

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Gold Price: Monthly Breakout
Published by Laurent Maurel | Jun 2, 2021 | Articles 9750

The price of gold rose above $1900 at the start of the week and has since stabilized around this level. It is the first time this important threshold has been reached since last January. In terms of the monthly charts, gold is in a confirmed breakout of its consolidation “flag” which will have lasted 9 months.

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Will Basel III Boost Gold and Silver Prices?
Published by Goldbroker ™ | Jun 2, 2021 | Articles 2914

With the Basel III accord, the most important change for precious metals is that banks would be required to hold reserves against their assets. Under the coming regulations, banks would count unallocated precious metals at 85 percent of their value on the bank’s books in making the determination of how much it needs to hold in reserves against these assets.

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Bank-Held Gold: Gone When Needed Most
Published by Egon Von Greyerz | Jun 1, 2021 | Articles 731

Asset price inflation is now spreading to everyday goods as the velocity of money in circulation increases, in some cases exacerbated by artificially created shortages. It looks as if we have to prepare for shrinking economies and inflation. In this mix, more and more institutional investors are recognizing the need to diversify their portfolios with gold as a stable currency and inflation hedge.

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