SPDR Gold Trust holdings fall 10.38 tonnes

TOKYO, July 30 Thu Jul 30, 2009 4:09am IST

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TOKYO, July 30 (Reuters) - The world's largest gold-backed exchange-traded fund, the SPDR Gold Trust (GLD), said holdings fell 10.38 tonnes, or about 1 percent, to 1,072.87 tonnes as of July 29 from the previous business day.

It is the second day in a row that holdings fell.

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Holdings in the trust, which issues securities backed by physical stocks of gold, have declined recently due to fading worries about inflation, which has sapped investors' appetite for bullion as a hedge. XAUEXT-NYS-TT.

Following are changes in SPDR holdings;

Date: Total tonnes

July 29 1,072.87

July 28 1,083.25

July 22 1,086.61

July 21 1,092.41

July 17 1,094.54

July 16 1,094.85

July 14 1,094.54

July 8 1,109.81

July 6 1,120.19

June 30 1,120.55

June 25 1,125.74

June 22 1,131.24

June 5 1,132.15

June 3 1,132.50

June 1 1,134.03 -- record

May 22 1,118.76

May 13 1,105.62 (Reporting by Chikako Mogi; Editing by Edwina Gibbs)

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