• Precious Metals Monday 02-09-19

    Gold Gold prices have started the week a little lower despite some initial risk off movement at the open which came in response to news that the Trump administration has activated $15 tariffs on around $110 billion worth of Chinese goods. The products affected by the new tariffs are mainly consumer goods, ranging from home […]

  • Precious Metals Monday 26-08-10

    Gold Gold prices have softened a little over early trading today, following an explosive move higher on Friday, in reaction to comments from Fed Chairman Powell. Speaking at the Jackson Hole Symposium, Powell kept further rate cuts firmly on the table, though noted that the Fed is limited in its ability to handle the negative […]

  • Precious Metals Mondays – 12-08-19

    It’s that time of the week and we’re back with our latest installment of Precious Metals Mondays 12-08-19, a look into how the metals market has developed over the past 7 days. Gold The precious metals have been on a wild ride recently as volatility across asset markets has caused important movements. Gold prices last […]

  • Precious Metals Mondays 08-08-19

    It’s that time of the week and we’re back with our latest installment of Precious Metals Mondays 08-08-19, a look into how the metals market has developed over the past 7 days.  Gold It’s very interesting time for gold traders at the moment, with the yellow metal breaking out to fresh highs this week. Gold […]

  • Precious Metals Monday!

    In this first installment of Precious Metals Monday, we look at Gold and Silver price movement and the fundamentals that could be driving the changes. Gold The yellow metal has seem some stagnation over the last week given the recovery in USD, even ahead of this week’s FOMC meeting. In line with recent commentary, the […]

  • Why is backwardation possible in the futures market?

    In one of my recent articles about the oil market, I stated that the withdrawal of waivers for consumers of Iranian oil could lead to a compensating effect on the part of the US supply, which the latest API report on commercial reserves in the US seemed to reflect.

  • Gold dips to a $1,200 level, while greenback surges on Yellen

    Japanese Yen breached a 111.00 level in Asian session on Monday.