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Recession Trade Keeps Risk Assets Under Pressure

Fears over a recession continues to drive financial markets, with commodities feeling the heat

Two trades to watch: EUR/USD, Gold

EUR/USD falls ahead of German inflation data, central bank speak. Gold looks to Fed Powell & Co at the ECB forum.

June 29, 2022 08:26 AM

Gold: What does Russian gold exports ban mean for metal, miners?

Russia might be the world’s second-biggest bullion miner, there are plenty of countries that could step in to meet any shortfall in physical gold supply.

June 27, 2022 12:58 PM

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Two trades to watch: Gold, EUR/USD

Gold falls ahead of Powell. EUR/USD falls towards 1.05 ahead of EZ inflation.

Two trades to watch: Gold, DAX

Gold edges lower ahead of US CPI. DAX extends declines after ECB rate decision and as inflation fears remain.

Gold holds above the 200 DMA at the start of the NFP week

Gold rose 0.4% last week, marking the second straight week of gains. The

May 30, 2022 01:55 PM

Gold eyes bounce around $1800 as stocks remain volatile

gold has been a victim of a strong US dollar and rising bond yields, making this non-interest-bearing commodity less appealing for yield seekers.

Two trades to watch: EUR/USD, Gold

EUR/USD edges towards 1.550 with CPI data in focus, ECB Lagarde awaited. Gold look to US inflation data for its next move.

May 11, 2022 08:20 AM

Gold, Bonds and Stocks Continue Melt Down

As yields on government debt continue to press higher, investors are forced to get out of assets that pay low or no interest or dividend...

Conditions may have turned favourably for gold bugs

We have been keeping a close eye on gold for a potential swing low, and a combination of price action and sentiment analysis suggests we may have seen it.

May 5, 2022 03:55 AM

Conditions may have turned favourably for gold bugs

We have been keeping a close eye on gold for a potential swing low, and a combination of price action and sentiment analysis suggests we may have seen it.

May 5, 2022 03:55 AM

China’s service PMI gets served, base metals lower

Covid reared its ugly head again on economic data, which saw China’s service PMI contract at its fastest pace since the pandemic.

Asian Open: Wall Street breaks 4-day winning streak, gold bugs return

Wall Street was lower overnight a mixture of softer economic data and the realisation that peace talks were not living up to expectations.

For a month of ‘heavy metal’, gold hasn’t done too badly

To say March has been a volatile ride for metals would be an understatement. Yet despite sustained losses for palladium and platinum, gold seems less willing to break lower.

Asian Open: Gold breaks out, oil pulls back as supply concerns ease

For what seems like the firt day in a while, gold and oil prices diverged to the benefit of the yellow metal.

Comments from NATO meeting send Gold and USD/PLN higher

Investors who were unease about the ongoing Russia/Ukraine conflict now have even more to worry about.

March 24, 2022 03:48 PM

European Open: Flash PMI and ‘extraordinary NATO meeting’ in focus

It’s debatable as to how important flash PMI’s are ahead of today’s NATO meeting but, as always, any large deviation from expectations usually prompts a market response.

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Two trades to watch: EUR/GBP, Gold

EUR/GBP falls after inflation hits 6.2%, Spring statement next. Gold looks to Fed Chair Powell.

Two trades to watch: USD/CAD, Gold

USDCAD battles hawkish Fed & higher oil prices. Gold could come under pressure as Fed Powell talks hikes.

March 22, 2022 08:18 AM

Why it's not the time to give up on gold

After spiking higher on panic buying in early March, the speed of gold’s retracement has left investors and traders unsure of what comes next.

March 18, 2022 02:25 AM

Asian Open: Best day for AUD in 13-months, gold hints at swing low

It was a volatile session around the FOMC meeting but after the press conference, commodities and therefore commodity currencies rallied into the close.

Asian Open: Futures point to a brighter open, commodities lower

Tentative signs that the war between Russia and Ukraine could end sooner than expected and hints of a compromise from Ukraine helped Wall Street bounce overnight.

Centamin 2021 preview: Where next for the Centamin share price?

Gold prices have surged higher in 2022, but will miner Centamin be able to fully capitalise as it strives to ramp-up production and cut costs this year?