Bloomberg News

SPDR Gold Trust Holdings Unchanged at 1,294 Metric Tons

March 02, 2012

Gold holdings in the SPDR Gold Trust, the biggest exchange-traded fund backed by bullion, were unchanged at 1,293.68 metric tons as of March 2, according to figures on the company’s website.

Gold futures for April delivery fell $9.60, or 0.6 percent, to $1,712.60 an ounce on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange.

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                       March 2      Mar. 1     Feb. 29     Feb. 28     Feb. 27
                          2012        2012        2012        2012        2012
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Troy ounces held    41,592,971  41,592,971  41,592,971  41,301,472  41,301,472
 Daily change                0           0     291,499           0           0
 30 day average     41,027,922  40,987,192  40,946,461  40,905,731  40,873,097
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Metric tons held      1,293.68    1,293.68    1,293.68    1,284.61    1,284.61
 Daily change             0.00        0.00        9.07        0.00        0.00
 30-day average       1,276.10    1,274.83    1,273.57    1,272.30    1,271.29

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                       March 2      Mar. 1     Feb. 29     Feb. 28     Feb. 27
                          2012        2012        2012        2012        2012
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Daily change              0.0%        0.0%        0.7%        0.0%        0.0%
Five day change           0.6%        0.5%        0.4%        0.3%        0.3%
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NOTE: Five day change is the average of the most recent five-days’
holdings compared to the average of the previous five days.

SOURCE: http://www.spdrgoldshares.com

To contact the reporter on this story: Mike Sebany in Washington at msebany@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Alex Tanzi at atanzi@bloomberg.net


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