The central bank said a total of 881,200 ounces of gold was bid for, with 643,200 ounces allotted, giving a bid-to-cover ratio of 1.4.
This was the fifth of six auctions offering a total 120 tons of gold for sale on behalf of the U.K. Treasury, as stated in March 2001.
The final auction will be held 5 March.
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