LBMA Media Centre

This is a dedicated area of the LBMA website devoted to keeping you up to date with the latest news updates, as well as past and present Press Releases, Publications and Speeches.

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Press Releases

Past and present statements and Press Releases from the LBMA. Read More

Publications

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Speeches

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Gold and Unlawful Armed Conflict - Terry Heymann, World Gold Council

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

This article outlines the factors that have led governments, business and civil society to work together to address the misuse of gold to fund armed conflict. It summarises the initiatives that the gold industry has put in place to provide confidence to investors, customers and communities.   Read More

The Indian Gold Jewellery Market - Shekhar Bhandari, Kotak Mahindra Bank

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

In this candid interview, Shekhar Bhandari, Head of Business for Forex, Derivatives and Precious Metals, Kotak Mahindra Bank, talks about the significance of gold jewellery to Indian culture. He even finds time to look into his crystal ball to see what the future holds for demand for gold in India.  Read More

A Royal Visit to Remember - Louise Lee, Bank of England

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

The recent visit of the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh to the Bank of England’s gold vaults was certainly a visit to remember. In this feature article Louise Lee, Manager of Gold & Foreign Exchange Settlement Operations of the Bank of England, reviews the royal visit and discovers what the Gold State Coach has in common with a stack of gold.   Read More