London Bullion Market Association bars Russian gold and silver with immediate effect

James Baxter-Derrington
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London Bullion Market Association (LBMA) has suspended all seven Russian gold and silver refiners from its Good Delivery list, in response to growing sanctions over the nation's invasion of Ukraine. The suspensions come into force with "immediate effect", meaning no bars of gold or silver produced after 7 March will be accepted by the London Bullion market. Crypto overtakes gold as 'safe haven asset' amid Ukraine crisis Gold and silver bars produced by Russian refiners up until the moment of their suspension will still meet the required standard for acceptability in the market. ...

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