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Ray Jia
Research Manager
World Gold Council

VAT in China

In March the amount of gold that left Shanghai Gold Exchange vaults - also known as the SGE loadouts - hit 218t. This is a chunky number. It is the highest March on record, almost 30% higher than the average monthly loadout since the start of 2016 and a 13% increase on March 2018.

Alistair Hewitt
Head of Market Intelligence
World Gold Council

Back in 2016 when negative yields were last a hot topic we published this note... Market Update: Gold in a world of negative interest rates https://t.co/Kdq05K2k82. Key message: Investors should consider doubling their gold allocations amid negative interest rates #gold#blog https://t.co/8UBHo5cHtQ

Negative-yielding government debt tops $10tn once more https://t.co/gwNmMPl6PP

John Reade
Chief Market Strategist
World Gold Council

Gold: This is a positive development in that good quality Indian refineries will have an Indian good delivery gold standard. I'll be interested to see how the standard differs from the LBMA (bar size & throughput, I'm guessing).https://t.co/4eDQLUPUV0