Gold strikes a balance

The yellow metal has fallen around 0.3% this week. But still sentiments remain positive. Growing concerns over US China Trade war, escalating Sino-India tensions along with the ongoing Covid widespread- all these together have helped gold in maintaining its price range and has further supported positive sentiments for the same. On one hand gold witnessed […]

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Bullish vs Bearish sentiments for gold

Recession and pandemic have been good supporters for gold this year. Gold has advanced 16.7% since March 2019. Simultaneously the dollar has dropped 6.8% All this while, gold continued to find additional support from some of the bearish factors including concerns over a second wave of infections, and raised geopolitical uncertainty. This week too, gold […]

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Investors remain bullish for gold

Gold bounced sharply from its mid-March lows as central banks slashed interest rates and launched quantitative easing, while governments undertook massive stimulus measures, in an effort to combat an economic slowdown prompted by the COVID-19 pandemic. However, gold has been largely range-bound for nearly two months now. Investors continue to remain bullish for gold mainly […]

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Geopolitical crisis still remains on the cards for gold

Gold has been a major beneficiary of a weak dollar and low US interest rates over the last three weeks and this looks likely to change in the short-term. The yield on the 10-year US benchmark is nearing 1%, up from 0.65% a week ago, dulling the appeal of the precious metal, while the US […]

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Gold- A simple investment in complicated times

As the last decade draws to a close, gold has once again demonstrated its safe haven status  and alerted the keen observer that the general situation in the financial markets is about to change fundamentally. Gold is a clear balance to stocks, bonds and alternative assets for well-balanced investor portfolios. As a store of wealth […]

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Gold continues to strengthen in second half of 2020

Gold is always considered as a valuable diversifies in times of economic and geopolitical uncertainty A couple of months ago, the economic upswing was still firmly established, production expanded, and unemployment was declining. It all changed with the advent of the coronavirus or, to be precise: things turned really sour with the politically dictated lockdowns. […]

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Everyone wants to own gold

Gold does very well as a calamity hedge, and I think we would all agree that this is definitely a calamity right now. In times of uncertainty, economic and otherwise, gold is considered a safe haven investment, a fact which is further being corroborated by the current movement of gold prices and demand for all […]

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Second wave of Covid-19 creates panic

We are currently facing a plethora of seemingly enormously adverse economic data being released by governmental statistical entities, and this data is likely to get worse before it gets better.  Indicators like unemployment levels, PMI readings, retail sales figures, manufacturing output etc, are all continuing to get worse. We’re going into a recession. We don’t […]

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Growing potential for gold to cross $1800

Gold opened on a positive note this week, as US President Donald Trump threatened to impose more tariffs against China over the coronavirus pandemic, which Trump alleged originated from a lab in China. The uptick in geopolitical risks is the primary catalyst due to renewed US-Sino tension after the White House put China in the […]

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The path to recovery will be gradual

We have seen that gold has been moving sideways since early April. It is trading above Feb-March highs, but it looks like a consolidation within a medium-term uptrend for the yellow metal. On one side it has managed to cross some important levels, on the other side it’s struggling to hold above the measured base […]

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