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    Price gold in Armenia drops by 2.9 percent

    Monday, May 20th, 2013

    The State Depository of Precious Stones and Metals Agency, an affiliation of Armenian Finance Ministry, has set new prices for government agencies to buy and sell precious stones and metals which are effective for this week. The new prices are for one gram of chemically pure metals

    Armenian Central Bank auctions short-term government bonds worth AMD 147 million

    Monday, May 20th, 2013

    On Monday, the Central Bank of Armenia sold 26-week and 13-week AMGT2618B137 and AMGT13198138 respectively government bonds totaling AMD 147 million drams, the regulator’s press office reports

    Armenia: forex market review for May 13-18

    Monday, May 20th, 2013

    Last week the average exchange rate of U.S. dollar at NASDAQ OX Armenia stock exchange rose by 0.18% to 417.24 drams while the weekly trading amounted to $12.8 million

    Metal market: gold and copper prices drop, U.S. Federal Reserve’s protocols are in limelight

    Monday, May 20th, 2013

    The gold quotes were pressured last week as the investors were more risky amid a record high jump of the American stock indices

    Nearly $12.8 mln traded at NASDAQ OMX Armenia stock exchange last week

    Monday, May 20th, 2013

    The Central Bank of Armenia said nearly $12.84 million was traded at NASDAQ OMX Armenia stock exchange from 13 to 18 of May. It stood at $6.9 million from May 6 to 8, according to the report.

    Armenia’s commercial banks purchase over $104.2mln at intra-banking forex market last week

    Monday, May 20th, 2013

    Armenian commercial banks purchased more than $104.2mln at a weighted average rate of 415.93drams per $1 in intra-banking foreign exchange market on May 13-18, the press service of the Central Bank reported

    Nikkei hits new 5 1/2-yr high on weak yen, signs of improving economy”: Reuters

    Monday, May 20th, 2013

    The Nikkei share average surged to a fresh 5-1/2 year high on Monday, buoyed by further weakness in the yen and optimism over the growth outlook after the Japanese government raised its assessment of the economy for the first time in two months

    New business model launched at Armenia’s central depository

    Monday, May 20th, 2013

    The Central Depository of Armenia (CDA) has introduced a new international business model of depository operations