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Trade War pushes gold prices high

Gold prices ended last week on a high note as prices rose on Friday over the escalating US China trade war. Gold posted a weekly rise as the United States raised tariffs on Chinese goods and increased fears of a global economic slowdown, with a weaker dollar also offering support

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Gold struggles to sustain bullish sentiments

Gold performed well in April. In fact it had a fairly moderate performance given the fact that a lot of macro factors were playing around its prices. US equities, Fed comments, US China trade war, were among the key macro factors that were highly influencing gold prices. Still it managed

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Gold is here to stay

Gold was set for a decline last week over strong economic growth numbers. Last week, gold fell ahead of first-quarter earnings season as the dollar gained while the precious metal slumped to its lowest level of the month. Gold fell 1.23 percent at the close of Thursday’s trading session to

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Gold declines but still a favourite

Since the turn of the century, the gold industry has experienced a roller coaster ride, with prices rising from $255 an ounce in 2001 to highs of $1,906 a decade later, before falling to $1,056 by December 2015. After a gap of almost 4 years, gold is being seen on

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Gold vs Stocks

Past 3 to 4 years haven’t been that exciting for gold. In fact gold has surfaced to the current $1300 an ounce, a level that was previously seen 6 years ago. Gold has been trading in a tight range for quite some time. Gold is an investment that people prefer

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Dollar dependency reduced. Benefits gold

Why is gold being reconsidered as a mode of investment globally? Why is the dollar dependency reducing? Why are central banks world over piling up their gold reserves? Well the answer to this looks simple but the reasons behind it are quite complex. There are so many things happening in

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Gold prices gain Rs 35 to Rs 33,095 per 10 gram

Gold prices gained Rs 35 to Rs 33,095 per 10 gram on Thursday, breaking its two-day fall, on account of increased domestic demand, shrugging off a weak global trend, according to the All India Sarafa Association. Silver, however, dropped Rs 270 to Rs 38,850 a kg amid lower demand from

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Difference between gold ETF and gold saving fund

Gold is back on the table as an investment option. The prices for the yellow metal have increased 6.2% in the past year. Overall, Indians have always been one of the larger consumers of gold. Some invest in mutual funds that invest in gold and some prefer to invest in

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Gold settles at a one-week high on dovish Fed

Gold futures settled at a one-week high on Thursday, buoyed by the Federal Reserve’s dovish policy statement, though strength in the dollar kept prices in check. On Wednesday, after gold futures settled, the central bank left interest rates unchanged as expected and signaled no further increase in interest rates this

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India may stop refined gold imports in next five years, say experts

Import of refined gold might stop in three to five years, claim experts. At present, India’s annual gold consumption is about 800-900 tonnes, of which about 750 tonnes is imported. However, domestically refined gold has been becoming more and more important.“India will stop importing gold in five years,” said Rajesh

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