Gold headed for its best week since December amid a retreat in bond yields and a report that top buyer China may import more of the metal.
Gold Price Forecast & Analysis: Gold is edging higher in Tuesday’s trading so far, benefiting from falling Treasury yields and tepid risk tone. Markets appear to have turned risk-averse, re-assessing their bets on faster US economic recovery amid a potential hike in tax rates while covid restrictions in Europe also dampen the mood.
Gold prices have been trading in a narrow range since they marked a 9-month low on the 8th of March, with attempts to push higher being weakened by growing interest around bond yields, which is, in turn, keeping the US Dollar supported around 4-month highs.
Gold prices Today: Gold and silver prices surged today in Indian markets tracking firm international prices. On MCX, February gold futures jumped 1.4% to one-month high of ₹51,009 per 10 gram while silver futures surged 5.4% or ₹3,600 to ₹71549 per kg. In the previous session, gold futures had edged 0.17% after three days of up-move lower while had fallen 0.6%.
Gold prices today slipped below the key ₹45,000 level in Indian markets while silver rates tumbled amid weak global cues. On MCX, gold futures dipped 0.1% to ₹44981 per 10 gram while silver futures slumped 1.4% to ₹66,562 per kg.
Buy Gold Silver (Bullion): After receiving a wave of retail attention earlier this year and briefly trading above $30 an ounce, Silver’s mainstream media coverage is fading. But traders are still buying up the precious metal on every dip, as it is still extraordinarily cheap relative to its peers.