• Precious Metal Mondays 14-10-2019

    Gold Gold prices are currently struggling between cross-market forces as a weaker US dollar supported gold while improvements in the US-China trade landscape are leaning on gold. Precious metals have been closely tied to the dynamic US-Sino trade environment over recent months. The collapse of talks earlier in the year drove a large increase in […]

  • Precious Metals Monday 07-10-2019

    Gold Gold prices were higher last week as a combination of risk aversion and renewed Fed easing expectations drove inflows for the precious metal. US data last week highlighted concerning weakness in the US economy. The ISM manufacturing reading printed its lowest level of the last ten years over September, remaining in contractionary territory for […]

  • Precious Metals Monday 30-09-2019

    Gold The price of gold has been devalued over recent sessions as we have seen an alteration to the outlook for US rates. The Fed cut its headline rate by a further 25 basis points at the recent September FOMC meeting. However, the market had been expecting the signal that further rate cuts would be […]

  • Precious Metals Monday 23-09-2019

    .Gold Gold prices have seen a strong spate of buying at the start of the week in response to lower prices across global asset markets. Despite a newly announced rate cut from the Fed last week, US equities have started the week in the red as investor focus shifts back to the ongoing US / […]

  • 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 Monday 19-08-19

    Gold Gold prices have started the week on a softer footing following a solid session last week, which saw prices trading up to levels not seen since early 2013. Despite the generally higher prices, we have seen some volatility over recent days as ongoing fluctuations in the US / China trade story continue to impact […]

  • 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 […]

  • The test of broken channels

    Twenty-four hours has passed since Donald Trump was elected President of the USA. The market showed how volatile it could be, but what will happen next?

  • USD has reached a safe haven as the GBP and AUD future seems gloomy

    All GBP hopes seem to slowly die out as traders suspect that the International Monetary Fund (IMF) will run down the ideas of the UKs growth after leaving the European Union bloc.

  • Oil prices retreat after sharp selloff, greenback is under pressure ahead of NFP

    US Oil has dropped below $45 at its lowest point since May 11.

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

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