UAE: 24K gold value soars to Dh227 per gram, will it acquire additional? – Information

The valuable steel stays properly supported as US inflation continues to beat expectations

Printed: Thu 17 Feb 2022, 9:35 AM

Gold costs jumped practically two dirhams per gram within the UAE on Thursday morning consistent with the rise in international charges.

Globally, the dear steel costs soared 0.24 per cent to $1,874.35 per ounce at 9.25 am UAE time.

Within the UAE, the 24K value rose to Dh227.0 per gram on the opening of the market, up Dh1.75 per gram. The opposite variants of yellow steel additionally gained within the morning as 22K, 21K and 18K opened at Dh213.25, Dh203.5 and Dh174.5 per gram, respectively.

Craig Erlam, senior market analyst at Oanda, stated gold stays properly supported as US inflation continues to beat expectations.

“The yellow steel continues to be supported by quickly rising inflation at the same time as markets value in increasingly more price hikes from central banks. One other above-consensus studying from the UK this morning exhibits the development just isn’t enhancing as we close to the height over the subsequent couple of months. Gold might stay properly supported for some time but,” added Erlam.


“Gold has been range-bound between $1,845 and $1,880, and will stay right here till both geopolitical tensions have eased somewhat, or the US Federal Reserve commits to point out that they’re actually nonetheless seeking to take away liquidity and lift rates of interest quicker,” Brian Lan, managing director at seller GoldSilver Central, advised Reuters.

Nevertheless, with excessive inflation, “even when they elevate rates of interest, actual rates of interest will nonetheless be largely destructive,” Lan cautioned. Therefore, after an preliminary knee-jerk response to a hike, buyers will realise that “gold remains to be a great asset to carry on this atmosphere.”

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