• Precious Metals Monday 25-05-2020

    Gold Gold prices have seen renewed selling pressure over recent sessions following the breakout to fresh highs on the year last week which quickly reversed. The move above the 1747.15 level came with plenty of divergence on momentum studies and was short lived as both equities and the US dollar continue to see support, sapping […]

  • Precious Metals Monday 18-05-2020

    Gold The gold market has broken out to its highest levels since mid-2012 as the new trading week gets underway. A backdrop of stark, dovish warnings from central banks about the last downside impact of COVID-19 as well as increased uncertainty over US/China relations is creating strong safe-haven demand for gold. Last week, the chairman […]

  • Precious Metals Monday 11-05-2020

    Gold The gold market has started the week in neutral with price hugging the 1703.10 level support currently. Upside momentum has been lost amidst a backdrop of stronger equities prices and a stronger US Dollar. On Friday, the Non-Farm Payrolls report highlighted record weakness in the US labour market with the headline figure registering -20.5 […]

  • Precious Metals Monday 04-05-2020

    Gold The gold market has seen renewed buying this week due to the broader risk off tone seen across markets at the start of the week in response to increased tensions between the US and China. Following a series of controversial claims from the US last week, with Trump and Mike Pompeo accusing China of […]

  • Precious Metals Monday 27-04-2020

    Gold Gold prices remain supported just below the 2020 high as we kick off the new week. The key market item this week will be the FOMC meeting on Wednesday. The Fed is not expected to add to its sprawling list of programs at this stage, however, its language and outlook is likely to take […]

  • Precious Metals Monday 13-04-2020

    Gold The gold market has seen an impressive recovery rally over the last fortnight. Amidst a backdrop of ongoing, historic interventions from the Federal Reserve, gold prices have seen an acceleration in demand as US interest rate and inflation expectations fall through the floor. Along with slashing interest rates to just above zero (record low), […]

  • Precious Metals Monday 06-04-2020

    Gold Gold prices have seen renewed buying over recent session as safe haven flow have started to re-emerge. With US data weakness keeping US rate path expectations subdued throughout the end of 2020, and with equities markets stabilising, there is room for gold to continue to appreciate here. Gold had seen heavy selling earlier in […]

  • Precious Metals Monday 30-03-2020

    Gold The gold market saw a dramatic recovery last week, with price rallying almost 11% on the week. Price has now recovered more than 13% off the 2020 lows. Last week marked a shift in investor sentiment as asset price began recovering in the wake of the latest central bank easing announced last week. The […]

  • Precious Metals Monday 23-03-2020

    Gold Gold prices remain under pressure this week as the sell-off in global asset prices continues. Safe-haven demand for the US Dollar is dragging gold prices lower as investors move money out of other assets and into the greenback.  In the US, Congress is finalising plans for a $425 billion emergency relief package for the […]

  • Precious Metals Monday 16-03-2020

    Gold The gold market suffered a dramatic decline last week with price reversing from highs above $1700 an ounce to low $1500s an ounce. Gold bulls had been driving price higher as safe haven demand linked to COVID-19 helped keep the market supported. However, as the situation deteriorated further last week, gold prices came under […]

  • Precious Metals Monday 24-02-2020

    Gold Gold prices broke out to fresh highs last week, trading up to over 1604 an ounce, a price not traded since early 2013. Gold received a fresh burst of safe haven demand last week as news of a rising COVID-19 death toll in Europe rocked investor appetite. Italy reported a spike in the number […]

  • Precious Metals Monday 10-02-2020

    Gold Metals traders have seen plenty of two-way action over recent sessions. The corona-virus continues to be the main theme driving price moves as traders react to the latest headlines and data. Now entering its fourth week since it was reported, the virus continues to spread globally though the main impact is being seen in […]

  • Precious Metals Monday 03-02-2020

    Gold The gold market has seen steady demand in recent trading as rising global uncertainty linked to the corona-virus outbreak continues to drive flight-to-safety among investors. Last week, the virus was confirmed to have spread to both the US and the UK with the number of deaths attributed to the virus almost reaching the 200 […]

  • Precious Metals Monday 27-01-2020

    Gold Gold prices have seen an influx of demand over recent trading as global risk factors have shifted. Moving away from the upward pressure seen recently in response to the increase in tensions between the US and Iran, gold is now seeing safe-haven demand in response to the outbreak of coronavirus in China. The virus, […]

  • Precious Metals Monday 20-01-2020

    Gold The gold market has given conflicting signals over recent weeks. Following a breakout to highs of 1611.39, not seen since early 2012, market reversed heavily over last week, trading lows of 1536, before reversing higher. The root of the fluctuations in the gold market has been the shifting situation with regard to the recent […]