Germany had asked to have its gold reserves that are stored in New York by the US FED returned to Germany. So far they have only been able to get a small fraction of the gold back. Now we see reports that they are investigating price fixing of gold by banks.
Here is a quote from the article linked just above:
"The market was surprised by news of Deustche Bank
withdrawing from gold and silver benchmark setting, or fixing, as German regulators investigate suspected manipulation of precious metals prices by banks."
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