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Gold rises ahead of key US inflation data release 

Key points:  Gold (Symbol: XAUUSD) rose to $2,339.9 a troy ounce on Monday, making small gains and recovering some of the losses from Friday’s session when the precious metal closed at its lowest level in two weeks. The attention has now turned to the upcoming US Personal Consumption Expenditures (PCE) price index, which is the FederalContinue Reading


Week ahead: PCE data to play integral role in Fed rate decisions

The Dow Jones and S&P 500 both ended their multi-week winning streaks, a shift driven by economic data that came in hotter than expected. This unexpected resilience in the economy has prompted many to push back their expectations for Federal Reserve rate cuts, creating greater caution in interest rate-sensitive sectors. Meanwhile, the Nasdaq is setContinue Reading


A technical assessment of gold, Cable, Ninja, and Nvidia performance in May

Gold (XAU/USD) experienced a sharp drop on Wednesday, settling just above the important support level of $2,375. This support is vital for bulls, as holding this line could prevent a deeper retracement towards $2,360. Should the weakness continue, the focus might shift to $2,335, which represents the 38.2% Fibonacci retracement of the 2024 rally. InContinue Reading


Gold prices see dip on hawkish Fed minutes

Key points Gold prices fell for a third consecutive session on Thursday following the release of the latest Federal Reserve minutes, which suggested some officials were inclined towards raising interest rates. Market reaction after FOMC Picture: The downside prevails for gold prices as seen in the VT Markets app. Gold is typically seen as anContinue Reading


The gold rush: XAUUSD soars past $2,430 

Key Points:  Gold (Symbol: XAUUSD) climbed past $2,430 per ounce on Monday, marking a new record. This surge was driven by increasing speculations of Federal Reserve interest rate cuts, strong central bank purchases, and rising safe-haven demand.  SEE: Gold experiencing sudden upswing on the VT Markets trading app Potential rate cuts from the US FederalContinue Reading


Gold climbs as anticipation of Fed Rate cuts increases appeal

Key points: Gold prices climbed slightly higher on Thursday, following a sharp rise in the previous session, as the dollar and bond yields weakened. This shift comes amid growing speculation that the U.S. Federal Reserve may cut interest rates as early as September. Picture: Further upside for XAUUSD pair as seen on VT Markets app.Continue Reading


Anticipating the impact of US inflation data on gold prices 

Key points:  Gold prices edged higher on Tuesday, marking a modest recovery of 0.4% to $2,344.39 per ounce by early GMT, following a 1% decline on Monday. This fluctuation occurs as markets gear up for critical inflation reports set to shed light on potential changes in the U.S. Federal Reserve’s interest rate policies.  Not onlyContinue Reading


Gold rises due to rate cut speculation and economic data

Key points: 10th May 2024 – On Friday, spot gold experienced a slight increase of 0.1% to $2,347.98 per ounce, contributing to a 2% rise over the week. SEE: Gold sees slight upward rise on the VT Markets trading app. This upward movement is closely tied to traders’ adjusted expectations for an interest rate cut fromContinue Reading


Gold prices steady ahead of the release of US economic data

Key points: Gold prices stabilise as economic data looms Gold prices held steady early Thursday, with spot gold priced at $2,309.23 per ounce. In contrast, U.S. gold futures saw a slight decrease of 0.2%, settling at $2,316.80. Investors are closely monitoring the upcoming U.S. economic reports, particularly the weekly jobless claims due at 1230 GMTContinue Reading


Gold prices climb on speculation of Federal Reserve rate cut

Key points: Gold prices rose for the second consecutive session on Tuesday. This increase comes as traders grow increasingly optimistic about a potential Federal Reserve rate cut later this year. Spot gold was up 0.2% at $2,327.11 per ounce early this morning, while U.S. gold futures also saw a 0.2% rise to $2,336.20. Picture: GoldContinue Reading