Report says Bundesbank wants 600 tonnes gold sale

A report said Germany's Bundesbank has registered its intention to sell a total of 600 tonnes of gold over the next five years.

A report from the Boersen-Zeitung, without citing sources, said the Bundesbank lodged the request during negotiations with other European central banks to renew their five-year agreement on gold sales, known as the Washington agreement.

The present agreement expires in September, but reports this week suggested the banks want to renew the agreement as early as this Sp