For decades around half of the German government's gold reserves worth some $80 billion has been stored in a vault deep below the US Federal Reserve building.
BERLIN(BullionStreet): "German politicians are applying more pressure on authorities to repatriate country's huge gold reserves stored in the US.
"They demanded that the Bundesbank is required to count and weigh the gold it holds every year but those kept in the US have not been weighed or counted once in three decades.
"They added that the present scenario of financial crisis, Germans feel anxious about their national wealth and want to be sure they can count on their gold.
"The euro crisis forms the background to what is a slight paranoia in Germany right now, analysts said ..."
Just 10%? why not all?