Gold Befuddles Bernanke as Central Banks’ Losses at $545 Billion

Gold Befuddles Bernanke as Central Banks’ Losses at $545 Billion

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Central banks, which own 18 percent of all the gold ever mined, will add as much as 350 tons valued at about $15 billion this year, the London-based World Gold Council estimates.