2016 January

What all should you know before considering an investment in gold?

Are you looking to include an investment in Gold, as a part of your asset portfolio? When compared to the various market investments, Gold gains the highest volume in terms of market activity. We can liquidate this shiny golden resource into cash any day, any time. Investing in gold may

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Investors chase gold bonds in falling stock market

The second tranche of sovereign gold bond received a better response than the first, a government official said, as a price discount and its safe haven appeal amid a slide in equities attracted investors. India plans to raise ` 15,000 crore in bonds linked to the precious metal in the

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Gold tallies second straight losing session

Gold futures finished slightly lower on Thursday to tally a second straight session of losses, with traders attributing the weakness to so-called technical headwinds after prices touched a nearly three-month high earlier this week. Prices settled as the U.S. stock market marched higher on the back of a climb in

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Gold gains on hopes of fewer Fed hikes amid shaky global economy

Gold edged higher on Monday, buoyed by expectations the U.S. Federal Reserve may have fewer chances to raise interest rates this year in the face of a wobbly global economy. That bodes well for non-interest bearing gold which fell more than 10 percent last year after the Fed lifted rates

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Gold under pressure as ECB hint hits euro; set for modest weekly gain

Gold slipped on Friday as the euro fell after the European Central Bank hinted at further policy easing amid turmoil in global markets and weaker growth across emerging economies. growth and inflation prospects will force the ECB to review its policy stance in March, President Mario Draghi said on Thursday,

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Gold Weekly: Let's Play A Longer Fed Tightening Cycle

Summary Money managers are net long gold for the first time in nine weeks. Short-covering is the driving force. ETF investors bought 14 tons in the second week of 2016. Gradual inflows should continue in Q1. A more gradual Fed tightening cycle could be gold-friendly. We implemented a long GLD

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Gold gains as equities falter on disappointing U.S. data

Gold opened the trading week higher on Monday, buoyed by safe-haven bids after Asian equities tumbled to their lowest since 2011 as investors shunned risky assets on the heels of weak U.S. economic data. U.S. retail sales fell in December along with industrial production, the latest indication that economic growth

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Central bank gold purchases holding up – but only 3 significant regular buyers

The World Gold Council (WGC) has now released the latest figures for national central bank gold holdings for November, and while the total level of gold purchases remains at a significant level overall, it should be recognised that the vast majority of the reserve increases is only coming from three

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Gold rebounds on safe-haven demand as stocks face headwinds

Gold bounced back on Monday with the market inching towards last session's nine-week high as pressure on Asian stock markets triggered safe-haven bids for the metal. FUNDAMENTALS * Spot gold rose 0.3 percent to $1,106.9 an ounce by 0045 GMT. U.S. gold gained 0.8 percent to $1,107. * Gold climbed

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Gold falls by 0.5% on weak global cues

Amid a weakening global trend and profit-booking by speculators, gold futures traded lower by Rs 127 at Rs 25,973 per 10 gram today. Gold for delivery in February contract eased Rs 127, or 0.49% to Rs 25,973 per 10 gram in a business turnover of 423 lots at the Multi

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