Gold in practice
Gold reserve management in practice
Read other public institutions’ views and experiences on the role of gold in reserves or in public funds.
Gold: The ultimate insurance policy, Dr Alan Greenspan, Chairman of the Federal Reserve from 1987 to 2006
Greenspan talks about his deep concerns about economic prospects in the developed world, his view on gold’s important role in the monetary system and his belief in gold as the ultimate insurance policy.
Maximising gold’s monetary value, Erkan Kilimci, Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey
Kilimci explains the triple benefits that Turkey reaps from its Reserve Option Mechanism under which banks can use gold as part of the required reserves.
Misguided policies and economic risk, Mervyn King, Governor of the Bank of England, 2003 to 2013
King talks about why holding gold makes sense for national portfolios.