Gold and the Eurozone crisis: Legal issues - video
Gold and the Eurozone crisis: A partial solution - video
RBS Reserve Management Trends 2012: Optimal gold allocation for emerging-market central banks
This chapter was first published by Central Banking Publications in their annual “RBS Reserve Management Trends”, in April 2012. The chapter address the question of how much gold emerging market central banks should be holding from a domestic currency perspective. It examines the performance of a typical central bank portfolio when denominated in nine emerging market currencies.
Case study: Enhancing commercial bank liquidity buffers with gold
US case study: Enhancing commercial bank liquidity buffers with gold
As part of gold's growing financial usage the World Gold Council conducted a case study to examine gold's potential role on bank balance sheets as part of new liquidity buffers being discussed in global banking regulations within Basel III. The case study examines the effect of adding gold to the Basel III Liquidity Coverage Ratio (LCR).
European Commission Green Paper on Stability Bonds
Major changes in official reserves statistics 1990-2009
A summary of major changes in central banks’ gold holdings.
Gold-backed bonds - A partial solution to the Eurozone crisis - video
Natalie Dempster, Director of Government Affairs, World Gold Council, discusses the role of gold as a partial solution to the eurozone sovereign debt crisis.
The importance of gold in Reserve Asset management - video
The report examines how gold can help a central bank meet its foreign reserve management objectives. A portfolio optimiser is used to show that the efficient frontier of a typical developing or emerging market central bank can be enhanced by adding gold - in other words, a bank can enhance its risk-…
The importance of gold in reserve asset management
This report examines how gold can help a central bank meet its foreign reserve management objectives. It also explains how the gold market works, both in terms of the fundamentals of demand and supply, and the trading and vaulting of gold.