A Few Questions for Sharps Pixley CEO Ross Norman and Other Bullion Bankers

by Chris Powell

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

Ross Norman, CEO of London bullion dealer Sharps Pixley, yesterday disputed the 2013 study by a professor at the University of Western Australia that concluded that prices in the twice-daily London gold fixings were manipulated, a study publicized this week by the Sydney-based newspaper The Australian:


Norman wrote that the study had not discovered market manipulation at all but only that gold trading volume in London increases around the fixings because of the greater liquidity at those times:


Norman concluded: “It is no surprise that U.S. courts have seized upon the academic report, prompting a flurry of lawsuits to be filed in what is clearly looking like a pre-ordained desire for a guilty verdict in search of evidence to support it.”

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