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Nothing changes for gold, stocks as yields resume higher

Bearish trend persist for indices and metals as investors watch yields continue to rise following a flurry of central bank action this week.


Gold wrap: Spot gold breaks key level (yet gold futures hesitate)

Spot gold prices crashed through the 2021 low and the backdrop assumes it could move lower still. Yet over the near-term we’ll watch gold futures for directional clues.

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Stocks, cryptos and metal plunge

Rising interest rate expectations and fears over recession continue to weigh on sentiment

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Gold breaks down

In an environment of rising interest rates around the world, investors continue to dislike assets that have little or no yield


Gold looking to extend rally as yields and dollar retreat

Will we see precious metals make further ground this week?

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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.

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Asian Open: It’s Raining Yen, Hallelujah

If weekend reports are to be believed, large stimulus packages are to be announced in Japan which include cash handouts to all children aged 18 and below, regardless of household income.

Silver: precious metals soar as yields plunge

Precious metals have lived up to expectations at these times of high uncertainty. Gold has managed to hold onto most of the Brexit-related gains made at the end of last week, while silver has actually made significantly more.

Gold set for solid weekly gain as EU stocks tank

Gold is on track to chalk up solid gains for a second week running, boosted by falling equities and concerns over Brexit

Fed-inspired volatility a silver lining for precious metals?

Gold and silver prices have taken a big plunge on the back of falling bond prices and rallying US dollar since the release of the […]

Silver set for a sharp move, but which direction?

On the back of today’s US macro data, which have all been stronger than expected, you would expect the dollar to rally. After all, the […]

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May 17, 2016 06:55 PM

Gold eases as equities, oil jump; trend still bullish

The price of gold is easing back at the time of this writing as safe haven assets take a back seat with stocks rallying and […]

Gold finally set for bullish breakout?

After a sharp BOJ-inspired drop this morning, Western equity markets were able to turn slightly higher in the afternoon. Sentiment was partly boosted by the […]

Silver: Fed statement could be precious for metals

The Federal Reserve will be in focus at 19:00 BST (14:00 ET) when it will most likely decide to leave interest rates unchanged. The US […]

Precious metals surge

Precious metals are surging across the board, with silver and now platinum looking particularly bullish. As we reported on Tuesday, the pressure has been building […]

Silver clears major hurdle

The pressure has been building for silver to explode higher in recent months and today it is finding itself up a good 2.8 per cent […]

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April 19, 2016 12:03 PM

Silver shines as commodities rally across the board

It has been another good day for commodities, even if the dollar has rebounded modestly against some of the major currency pairs. Crude oil prices […]

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Gold looks poised to resume rally

Safe haven gold found strong support on Thursday in response to the falling equity markets and US bond yields, with the latter helping to accelerate […]

Gold: Will dovish FOMC minutes inspire metal to rally?

After a quiet start, the FX markets turned volatile this afternoon as traders sold the dollar in anticipation that the imminent release of the FOMC’s […]

Gold steady ahead of US jobs data after ending best quarter in nearly 30 years

Ahead of the all-important US jobs report in the afternoon, gold has started the new quarter fairly quietly today after ending the last one 16 […]

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April 1, 2016 01:34 PM

Gold set to endure a volatile week

After surging sharply higher Tuesday on the back of Fed Chair Janet Yellen’s dovish remarks, gold is trading a touch weaker today. Speculators are probably […]

Brussels attacks underpin gold on safe haven demand

News of the explosions in Brussels has unnerved investors today with the major European indices all trading lower and safe haven gold higher, though both […]

Silver shining brightly post FOMC

With yields being universally low across the developed economies and the dollar falling, buck-denominated precious metals are shining. They have rallied strongly over the past […]