Sweden's central bank keeps most of its gold abroad without audit

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Published : January 22nd, 2013
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GoldCore's Mark O'Byrne reports today that Sweden's central bank, the Riksbank, has acknowledged that most of its gold reserves are vaulted at central banks abroad and that the bank undertakes no physical audit of them, instead relying on those other central banks to assure proper custody.

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This credulity in a world full of secret central bank gold swaps and leases prompts GATA to wonder if the Riksbank might be interested in purchasing a bridge in Brooklyn -- the one over which some of Germany's much-depleted gold reserves may be driven on the way to transport planes at Kennedy Airport for a flight to Frankfurt.

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