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Reference Number (click to see whole series/group) C43/733
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Title GOLD AND FOREIGN EXCHANGE OFFICE FILE RELATING TO GOLD: GENERAL
Date 4 Jan 1980 - 30 Dec 1980
Description Includes: general note on the starting point for looking at fluctuations in the price of gold; Chancellor's interest in the role of gold in the international monetary system, prompted by an article by David Marsh in the Financial Times (FT); correspondence between the Bank and the Treasury about gold and the dangers of saying anything on the subject in public; Bank note on the implications of the sharp rise in the gold price; draft Treasury (HMT) note on recent developments in the gold; G5 gold briefs; Treasury note about gold with Nigel Lawson's comments; note on the relationship between the price of oil and gold; note on the gold content of the reserve; notes on South african gold and gold swaps; notes for a paper on gold including a brief background history; draft note for Court on gold; plastic replica 'gold' bars; gold market turnover; copy of the inaugural lecture of the Japan Gold Metal Association, 'Gold 1980: Japan and the World', given by Robert Guy, Director, N M Rothschild & Sons Limited; Some implications of recent developments in the gold market; gold convertibles; Far East gold markets; gold futures; central banks and gold; UK gold import and export statistics; 'Gold the next 12 months', a paper given by Robert Guy, Director, N M Rothschild & Sons Limited.
Original Reference FE13v33
YearOpen 2011
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