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February 17, 2015, 10:06 AM
Friday’s rally raised many questions and quite a few eyebrows, especially among silver investors, as it was the white metal that rallied the most. How much changed?
February 17, 2015, 8:30 AM
Earlier today, the ZEW Centre for Economic Research showed that its index of German economic sentiment rose by 4.6 points to 53.0 this month from January’s reading of 48.4, which is the highest reading since February 2014. Thanks to these positive numbers, EUR/USD bounced off this week’s lows and climbed above 1.1400. Will we see the exchange rate above 1.1500 later this week?
February 17, 2015, 7:28 AM
Today we make a short break from the news from the main financial markets in order to analyze gold demand trends for the full year 2014, published a few days ago by the World Gold Council. How did the demand for gold behave last year?
February 16, 2015, 1:34 PM
The Russia’s current problems resemble those from 1998. The next logical step during the currency crisis experienced by the developing country with large foreign-currency debt is banking crisis due to balance sheet problems. Why do we think that Russia is entering into a full-blown financial crisis with banks and companies’ defaults?
February 16, 2015, 10:12 AM
After almost a year of fighting in eastern Ukraine, a ceasefire agreed on February 12 in Minsk, Belarus, went into effect after midnight on the night from Saturday to Sunday. How may the ceasefire affect gold prices?
February 16, 2015, 8:04 AM
On Friday, crude oil gained 2.59% as weaker greenback and Baker Hughes’ report supported the price. As a result, light crude closed the week above $50 once again, but the commodity still remains under the key resistance zone. Will we finally see a breakout in the coming week?
February 13, 2015, 5:51 AM
The markets were surprised yesterday by the decision of the Swedish central bank, which cut its repo rate to -0.10 percent and introduced QE. In that way, the Riksbank joined the club of central banks introducing negative interest rates (others are the Danish central bank, SNB and the ECB). What does it mean and what are the implications for the gold market?
February 12, 2015, 1:40 PM
Earlier today, the U.S. Commerce Department showed that retail sales dropped by 0.8% in Jan (missing expectations for a decline of 0.5%), while core retail sales (without automobile sales) decreased by 0.9% in December, disappointing forecasts for a 0.4% drop). On top of that, the U.S. Department of Labor reported that the number of initial jobless claims in the week ending February 7 increased by 25,000 missing analysts’ expectations for a 6,000 increase. In response to these disappointing numbers, the U.S. dollar moved lower against its Canadian counterpart, which resulted in a breakdown under the long-term support/resistance line. Will we see a sizable downward move?
February 12, 2015, 6:44 AM
Greek and Eurozone officials failed to reach an agreement over Greece's debt crisis yesterday in Brussels at an emergency Eurogroup meeting. Although Jeroen Dijsselbloem, the chairman of Eurogroup finance ministers, said that seven hours of talks were “constructive”, the euro zone finance ministers were unable to agree even a joint statement on the next procedural steps. How may the Greek problems affect the gold market?
February 12, 2015, 6:38 AM
S&P 500 index remains relatively close to last year's all-time high. Will uptrend continue?
February 11, 2015, 1:52 PM
On Tuesday, crude oil lost 2.80% as a combination of weak Chinese price data, and bearish reports from the International Energy Agency and the U.S. Energy Information Administration weighed on the price. In response to these circumstances, light crude declined, invalidating earlier breakouts and losing for the first time in four sessions. Does it mean that the recent rally is over?
February 11, 2015, 7:27 AM
In the last Market Overview discussing the Russian economic crisis we wrote: “Credit rating agencies will probably downgrade Russia’s rating to junk status soon.” Indeed, the biggest country in the world has been recently downgraded to junk status, first time in a decade. Will this affect the gold market?
February 10, 2015, 3:53 PM
Earlier today, the USD Index moved higher once again as concerns over the current situation in Greece continued to weigh on the euro. As a result, EUR/USD approached yesterday’s low, but then rebounded. Where the pair head next?
February 10, 2015, 3:42 PM
The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported on Friday that the U.S. economy added 257,000 jobs in last month, more than expected. Is the U.S. labor market so strong, as the January jobs report indicates? How will it affect the Fed’s actions and the gold market?
February 10, 2015, 12:50 PM
We didn’t see much action yesterday but the volume was higher than on the day before, the highest in several days. Today, the trading has been muted. Is this a signal that there's more action around the corner?
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