[Skip to Content]

Register to receive the OMFIF Daily Update and trial the OMFIF membership dashboard for a month.

* Required Fields

Member Area Login

Forgotten Password?

Forgotten password

The rise of central bank gold demand

The rise of central bank gold demand

January 2019

Since 2009 central banks worldwide have been on a gold buying spree, adding almost 4,000 tonnes of the yellow metal to their reserves. The value of their total gold holdings is around $1.4tn, or 10% of all central bank foreign exchange assets. This rapid increase in gold holdings follows an extended period of decline from the early 1970s to the 2008 financial crisis.

Click here to view the report.