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This is who owns most of the world's gold

Lovemoney Logo By lovemoney staff of Lovemoney | Slide 1 of 31: The value of global currencies used to be directly linked to the value of gold. The so-called Gold Standard is no longer in use, but many countries and institutions still hold large reserves of this most precious of metals. These are the 30 places that are stockpiling the most gold, as recorded by the World Gold Council's World Official Gold Holdings up until November 2017.

Who's stockpiling gold?

The value of global currencies used to be directly linked to the value of gold. The so-called gold standard is no longer in use, but many countries and institutions still hold large reserves of this most precious of metals.

Click ahead to see the 30 places that are stockpiling the most gold, as recorded by the World Gold Council's World Official Gold Holdings up until November 2017.

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