Gold in the national capital on Monday rose by Rs 97 to Rs 52,490 per 10 gram amid rise in international precious metal prices along with depreciation in rupee, according to Securities. The yellow metal had closed at Rs 52,393 per 10 gram in the previous trade. Silver also jumped by Rs 527 to Rs
UPCOMING EVENTS: Wednesday: US CPI We finished the last week with a negative catalyst for risk coming from the US labour market report. The headline number surprised to the upside beating all forecasts, the unemployment rate fell, and the average hourly earnings increased. That’s what a “data-dependent” Fed absolutely doesn’t want to see, especially the
There was an abrupt rise in commodity prices when Russia invaded Ukraine in the last week of February. Supply constraints and worries about inflation have helped commodity prices surge to record or multi-year highs. Although a correction was witnessed in several other commodities, natural gas prices remain unchanged. Restricted supplies from the world’s largest gas
Oil prices extended losses on Friday, after hitting their lowest since before Russia’s February invasion of Ukraine in the previous session, as the market fretted over the impact of inflation on global economic growth and demand. Brent crude dropped 10 cents, or 0.1%, to $94.02 a barrel by 0047 GMT, while U.S. West Texas Intermediate
Talks continued over the weekend in Vienna aimed at reviving Tehran’s 2015 nuclear deal with world powers. Iranian state media reported comments from Iran’s foreign minister Hossein Amirabdollahian, that he “stressed the need for a realistic U.S. response to Iran’s constructive proposals on various issues to make the deal work” Talks have been ongoing for
Dollar soars broadly, together with benchmark treasury yields, after an all around strong non-farm payroll report. At the same times US futures tumble, apparently on expectations Fed’s tightening pace will continue with such healthy job market. The greenback is now the strongest one for the week and the question is, whether it could break through
The currency markets are quiet overall as focus now turns to US job data. The post BoE selloff in Sterling didn’t last long. Meanwhile, Dollar is still range bound against Euro and Yen. The greenback’s rally attempt against Swiss Franc also faltered rather quickly. Commodity currencies are steady. Most major pairs and crosses are stuck