The I.M.F. Sold 200 Tonnes to India, A New Announcement Due!

By: Julian D. W. Phillips | Fri, Nov 13, 2009
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This is a snippet from a recent issue of the Gold Forecaster with Subscriber-only parts excluded.

We have been prepped for this for so long now. It seems that the [concocted] cloud from the expected I.M.F. gold sales has been a threat to the gold price, for years. Now the clouds of speculation are being blown away and reality is presenting itself in a way never expected. Part of this has been the expectation that the I.M.F. gold sales would be dragged out over a long period. As we have been telling Subscribers for an equally long period, we did not think this would be the case, because the purpose of the sale was to maximize the proceeds and quickly. Now with India taking 200 tonnes of the 403.3 tonnes, our position has been verified.

India's Gold Purchase - The Facts: -

The announcement of the sale of 200 of the 403.3 tonnes of gold at an average price of $1,045 is, we believe, the first of a minimum of two announcements that will see the 403.3 tonnes completely sold.

The Reserve Bank of India said the purchase was an official sector off-market transaction. The transaction, which is being settled now, involved daily sales, phased over a two-week period during October 19-30, with each daily sale conducted at a price set on the basis of market prices prevailing that day.

The Reserve Bank of India may buy more gold from the International Monetary Fund if it offers to sell the precious metal, a senior finance ministry official said.

The total sales proceeds are equivalent to $6.7 billion. Payment is expected to be in major currencies that make up the SDR. Please note that it will not be made in just the U.S. $.

The Ramifications: -

Overall impact on the gold market and its price
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Julian D. W. Phillips

"Global Watch: The Gold Forecaster" covers the global gold market. It specializes in Central Bank Sales and details, the Indian Bullion market [supported by a leading Indian Bullion professional], the South African markets [+ Gold shares shares] plus the currencies of gold producers [ Euro, U.S. $, Yen, C$, A$, and the South African Rand]. Its aim is to synthesise all the influential gold price factors across the globe, so as to truly understand the global reasons behind the gold price.

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