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Weekly Metals Wrap

Gold Gold prices were down sharply over the first half of the week as the US Dollar rallied up to fresh 2018 highs. However, as the Dollar retreated from the lofty levels posted initially on the week, gold was able to recover some of its… Read More

Weekly Metals Wrap

Gold The yellow metal rose once again this week having now recovered around 6% from its mid-August year-to-date lows. The driver behind the recovery in gold has been the considerable decline in global equity prices which has extended to a… Read More

Weekly Metals Wrap

Gold The correlation between the US Dollar and gold broke down this week with the yellow metal posting its third consecutive weekly gain despite the rally in USD. Much of this dynamic is explained through the continued slide in equity… Read More

Weekly Metals Wrap

Gold The yellow metal surged higher this week trading up to its highest level since July fuelled by safe haven demand. The collapse across global equity markets this week has triggered a seismic shift in risk appetite which has favored… Read More

Weekly Metals Wrap

Gold The yellow metal was able to post a minor recovery this week, fuelled by a rise in safe haven demand seen in response to equity market weakness. The US Dollar fell lower this week, despite supportive commentary from Fed officials… Read More

Weekly Metals Wrap

Gold Gold prices were shunted lower this week as the US Dollar surged to fresh highs in response to the September FOMC and latest US data. At its September meeting, the Fed raised rates by a further 0.25% as expected while revising higher… Read More

Weekly Metals Wrap

Gold With the US Dollar having weakened over the course of the week, gold prices were able to post a small recovery, rallying up off last week’s lows to close green on the week. Gauging the USD reaction to the latest trade war headlines… Read More

Weekly Metals Wrap

Gold Gold prices were higher this week, taking their cues from a weaker US Dollar which softened in response to weaker than expected economic data along with the prospect of negotiation between the US and China over the ongoing trade… Read More

Weekly Metals Wrap

Gold Gold prices were softer this week, but only just, managing to rally up off initial lows on the week as the US Dollar traded lower. The weakness in USD came in response to a report that President Trump told the Wall Street Journal he… Read More