Buy Crude oil MCX 3553—3545 Target 3590–3618 SL PAID – Neal Bhai. Crude Oil yesterday settled down by 0.34% at 3554 coming under pressure from concerns new fast-spreading variants of the coronavirus will lead to reduced fuel demand.
Gold yesterday settled up by 0.66% at 51035 amid an escalation in the U.S.-China spat added further safe-haven fuel to a rally to a peak driven by fears over the economic hit from the coronavirus pandemic.
The US Dollar suffered its second week of losses, with declines amplified as Fed Chair Jerome Powell spoke at the Jackson Hole Central Banking Symposium on Friday. While he did reiterate much of the status quo that gradual hikes are likely appropriate, a lack to go beyond that left hawks rather disappointed. Indeed, US government bond yields declined across the board.