Gold exports from Switzerland totaled 163 mt in October, 10% higher then the 147 mt in September, Swiss federal customs data showed Thursday. The figure is 19% lower than just over 200 mt reported a year earlier, with higher exports to India and Hong Kong offsetting a fall in flows to the UK and US. Source Platts
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Saudi Arabia’s National Water Co. is seeking financial advisers to arrange the sale of parts of the country’s water distribution network, according to people familiar with the matter. Source Gulf News
The International Monetary Fund late on July 20 approved a one-year, $1.8 billion loan program for Greece but will not release any funds until the eurozone agrees on a debt relief plan, in a highly unusual compromise step. Source: Daily News
“The current account deficit recorded $5.24 billion, indicating an increase of $2.13 billion compared to May of the previous year, bringing the 12-month rolling deficit to $35.3 billion,” the Turkish Central Bank said. Source: Daily News