Bank of England News Release

News Release - HM Government Gold Auction Programme: Announcement of Auction, 26 February.

The Bank of England today announces the auction on behalf of Her Majesty's Treasury of approximately 20 tonnes of gold. The auction, which will be on a single, or uniform, price basis, will take place on Tuesday 5 March 2002. A copy of the auction announcement notice published by the Bank of England is attached.