Global gold demand: Prospects for central bank reserve portfolios

Kurtulus Taskale Diamondopoulos, director of central banks and public policy at the World Gold Council, joins Pierre Ortlieb, economist at OMFIF, to examine recent trends in global gold demand, the role of the official sector and prospects for central bank reserve asset portfolios. Gold is rising to a prominence not seen since the turn of the millennium, driven by an increasingly tense and fragmented international system, as well as unprecedented developments in capital markets.


For the World Gold Council survey of central banks mentioned in the podcast, please click here


For the most recent OMFIF report on gold, multilateral institutions, and the global reserve currency system, please click here


For the Central Banker’s Guide to Gold as a Reserve Asset click here


For more resources on central banks and gold click here


For the most recent OMFIF podcast with the World Gold Council click here

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