"Theoretically, share of gold in 10% is optimal index", - said the representative of Central bank, who appeared in Johannesburg.
At the same time M. Gegina noticed that Central bank did not make a final decision whether to increase the share of gold in gold and foreign currency reserves which is 5% (about 500 tones) or not.
The share of gold in gold and foreign currency reserves of Central banks in European countries and USA is almost 20%.
The cost of gold with immediate shipment has reached the maximum index for 17 years at 12 October and came to $480.49. Gold rose in price by 5.5% in last year.