A bad week but a good quarter for gold

  It wasn’t a much pleasant week for gold as it posted its biggest one-day percentage fall in nearly 9 months.   On Wednesday, the yellow metal suffered its biggest one-day loss since February to settle at a one-week low, reacting to a firmer dollar as it deepened a pullback from the more than one-month […]

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Gold- An Investor’s Favourite

It seems that after years of underperformance gold is here once again to glitter. In one sense, gold is doing what it’s supposed to do. Widely regarded as a safe haven, gold is counted on to provide stability during times of stress. By holding firm as other asset classes were thumped, gold successfully fulfilled that […]

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Economic & Political Uncertainty key drivers for gold

Gold has now recovered from being negative to close higher on three occasions in as many days since Friday. The yellow metal’s has performed well since Friday’s jobs report was released. The precious metal has been supported above all by the dollar, which has remained under pressure. The greenback was unable to benefit meaningfully from […]

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A turbulent week for gold

It was certainly a turbulent week for the yellow metal, as the combination of political uncertainty and U.S. rate hike expectations attracted both buyers and sellers. Though there was lot of volatility in the market, the precious metals continued to hold a well-defined range after turning sharply from key support last week and prices struggled […]

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Tug of War for Gold

Till date, 2018 has been quite an interesting year for global financial markets. While the year started with the untying of the crypto currencies market, with the main assets falling by more than 50% and creating a huge wave of uncertainty across all asset class. Following that, global financial markets started to fall, proving that […]

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Surprises in store for the market

Over the past 20 years, gold has outperformed alternative and traditional assets, such as developed market stocks, hedge funds, developed markets debt, global real estate investments and the broader commodities complex. It has always been a reliable asset in times of crisis and uncertainties- be it global, economic or political. Gold has enjoyed greater demand […]

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Bullions Attracts Investors

The dollar remained weak in spite of a strong economic data and gold was once again in demand acting a hedging tool against inflationary pressure. Gold prices edged higher on Friday, heading for their biggest weekly percentage gain in nearly two years, buoyed by a weaker U.S. dollar and as investors looked to hedge against […]

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Sentiment Shift In The Market

    Past week, we saw investors moving away from gold as sentiments shifted to bearish. A strong US economy and a strengthening dollar led to this shift. Investors were confident that the U.S economy is relatively strong and this made the stock markets go wild. Moreover Gold failed to attract investors fleeing from the […]

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Where is Gold Heading To

  AN upbeat U.S data and a strong dollar played key roles to pull down gold prices during the week. A lot was expected to happen over the number of data releases- US employment report, ahead of that there is Data on Spanish unemployment, UK construction PMI EU PPI Italian CPI US data on factory […]

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Is gold no longer being affected by a Rate Hike

  Fed rate hike pulls down gold prices: No more an implied reaction for the yellow metal. Though gold prices were flat in Wednesday ahead of the Fed meet, it managed to close higher. Initially gold prices dipped slightly after the U.S. Federal Reserve said it would keep interest rates the same, but expected inflation […]

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