Russia Kazakhstan Expand Gold Reserves for Fourth Month

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Monday 25th February, 2013

gold reserves for a fourth straight month in January, while Azerbaijan acquired bullion for the first time in more than a decade as central banks sought to diversify their assets. Russian holdings climbed 12.2 metric tons to 970 tons last month after gaining 8.5 percent over 2012, according to International Monetary Fund data. Kazakhstan’s hoard grew 1.5 tons to 116.8 tons, following last year’s 41 percent expansion, data on the IMF website showed. Azerbaijan bought 1 ton after reporting no holdings since 1999 and

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