Events

Workshop on Gold as an Asset Class, co-hosted with Bundesbank

November 11-13, 2019

Frankfurt

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2019 Conference and Workshop Program
Reserves Advisory & Management Program (RAMP)

  • GOAL

    Provide workshop participants with a comprehensive overview of the role of gold in the context of official reserves management.

    COURSE DESCRIPTION

    The workshop will focus on the role of gold in the reserves management framework at central banks and other official institutions, and examine key aspects that pertain to gold operations. The workshop will also cover how central banks use gold to help achieve their policy objectives, meet their liquidity needs in periods of stress, as well as theoperational considerations of managing physical gold.

    DISCUSSION TOPICS

    • Gold in a reserves management framework
    • Structure of gold market
    • Instruments and strategies for trading gold
    • Characteristics of gold as a financial asset
    • Potential impact of including gold in a reserves portfolio

    TARGET AUDIENCE

    This course is best suited for heads of reserves management and specialists currently involved in managing gold or considering adding gold to their portfolio.

Learn More about RAMP

ramp.worldbank.org