Welcome to Central Bank Gold The definitive guide to the gold market for reserve asset managers. Central Bank Gold research and data show how reserve managers can use gold to meet their reserves objectives. Central Bank Gold is an initiative of the World Gold Council, the market development arm of the gold industry. Our team Meet our Central Bank and Policy team and our Central Bank Advisory Board Gold as a reserve asset Safety, liquidity, return – and gold Read more Gold operations Gold can be actively managed to generate return or raise foreign exchange liquidity. Survey 51 individual central banks participated in our 2020 Central Bank Gold Reserve (CBGR) survey. Gold deposit rates How gold lease rates have been affected by changes in the demand to borrow gold and the supply of gold available for lending. Accounting Read the World Gold Council’s Guidance on how to account for Monetary Gold. Training Register for our latest Executive Programme in Gold Reserves Management on 16th-18th October 2019 in Beijing, held in conjunction with Tsinghau University PBC School of Finance. Reserve statistics Statistics covering changes in, and stocks of, central banks' monetary gold holdings.