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Gold declines but still a favourite

Since the turn of the century, the gold industry has experienced a roller coaster ride, with prices rising from $255 an ounce in 2001 to highs of $1,906 a decade later, before falling to $1,056 by December 2015. After a gap of almost 4 years, gold is being seen on the green path once again.

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Gold vs Stocks

Past 3 to 4 years haven’t been that exciting for gold. In fact gold has surfaced to the current $1300 an ounce, a level that was previously seen 6 years ago. Gold has been trading in a tight range for quite some time. Gold is an investment that people prefer when the times are uncertain.

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Dollar dependency reduced. Benefits gold

Why is gold being reconsidered as a mode of investment globally? Why is the dollar dependency reducing? Why are central banks world over piling up their gold reserves? Well the answer to this looks simple but the reasons behind it are quite complex. There are so many things happening in the...

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Fed puts the dollar in red

Gold is traditionally used to hedge against economic uncertainty. As sanctions fall into place and the screws tighten on other nations, the U.S. dollar loses power within the world economy. Where 2011 gold saw its life time high at 1917.90, in 2015 it bottomed at $1047. That was followed by a...

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Market Sentiment Bullish

  Generally in my blog, I have mentioned about how gold has been behaving, or the weekly outlook for gold etc. But in this blog I have mainly picked 4 factors that I personally believe will influence gold prices in the near future. It has been a good year for gold so far and investors

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Gold expected to perform well in 2019

  Last fortnight gold fell near two week lows. It was heading for its biggest weekly fall in nearly four months on 28th Feb. A strengthening dollar backed by rising equities created pressure on the yellow metal. Better sentiment on the stock markets and a reluctance by the physical gold...

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Gold Restores Faith

The uptrend has once again moved into gold’s life. Gold leaped towards $1365 and the highs of almost a year ago. From the last two quarters of 2018 till date, gold has been climbing up the staircase, leaping higher, then consolidating and then moving up once more. The middle two quarters of 2018...

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Gold preserves your wealth

In 2018, gold fought against significant demand for traditional stock and mutual fund investments and weathered tremendous exchange-traded-fund outflows. Gold has been under pressure from a stable and slightly appreciating U.S. dollar. Still, gold has shown incredible resilience all year –...

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Key data shifts market sentiments

Last week a lot was happening for gold globally and in the domestic market. While there was important data released from the US, in the domestic market too all eyes were glued to the interim budget. While internationally, Fed rate hike is the topic of discussion, in India Gold duty cut was also...

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Union Budget 2019

It’s an important week for gold, both internationally and in the domestic markets. Amidst the Fed chaos, our very own budget got overshadowed. Many suggestions have been made to the government, for the better of the Gems and Jewellery industry. The government had increased the import duty on...

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