Gold futures settled sharply lower last week, pressured by a stronger U.S. Dollar, which dampened demand for the dollar-denominated asset. A weaker Euro also indirectly drove gold prices lower. The headlines blamed stronger-than-expected U.S. manufacturing data for underpinning the dollar, but that doesn’t make sense to me since U.S. Treasury yields dropped all week until Friday’s steep rally.
Gold Price Forecast: Gold price has been rising continuously. Investors worried about safety of their money have invested heavily in it. While yellow metal rate has been climbing fast, it is all set to skyrocket! Cutting through the jargon are experts.
From South Africa’s ultradeep mine shafts to vaults underneath London, from metals traders in New York skyscrapers to mainstreet sellers of coins: the global gold market is being tested like neverbefore.
Spot Gold surged on Tuesday, rebounding from a five-session decline after the Federal Reserve’s announcement to boostlending eased fears over a crunch in liquidity. It wasn’t safehaven buying that drove gold prices higher. We know that because Treasury and the U.S.Dollar are the true safehavens.