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9月

Europe`s Central Banks Ditch 20-Year-Old Gold Sales Agreement

The ECB, the National Bank of Belgium, the Deutsche Bundesbank, Eesti Pank, the Central Bank of Ireland, the Bank of Greece, the Bank of Spain, the Banque de France, the Central Bank of Cyprus, the Central Bank of Cyprus, the Central Bank of Cyprus, Latvijas Banka, Lietuvos bankas, the Banque centrale du Luxembourg, the Central Bank of Malta, De Nederlandsche Bank, oesterreichische Nationalbank, Banco de Portugal, Banka Slovenije, Národná banka Slovenska, Suomen Pankki – Finlands Bank, Sveriges Riksbank and Swiss National Bank. The Dutch name Gulden was a moderately Dutch adjective meaning “gold,”[1] and the noun indicates that the coin was originally made of gold. The symbol ƒ or fl. for the Dutch guilder, it was derived from another ancient currency, the Florin. “This is absolutely the right decision,” said Natalie Dempster, director general of central banks and law and order at the World Gold Council.