UAE: Gold costs drop over Dh2 per gram – Information


Spot gold dropped 0.17% to $1,974.25 per ounce at 9.20am UAE time



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Revealed: Tue 19 Apr 2022, 9:37 AM

Gold costs fell on Tuesday morning, after getting inside a stone’s throw of the important thing $2,000 per ounce stage within the earlier session, as decrease US Treasury yields offset stress from two-year highs within the greenback.

Spot gold dropped 0.17 per cent to $1,974.25 per ounce at 9.20 am UAE time.

The dear metallic costs fell two-and-a-half dirham within the UAE on Tuesday morning as in comparison with Monday’s shut.

Based on the Dubai Gold and Jewelry Group information, 24K opened at Dh239 per gram on Tuesday as towards its shut of Dh241.5 on Monday.

Among the many different variants of the valuable metallic, 22K was buying and selling at Dh224.5 per gram, 21K at Dh214.25 and 18K at Dh183.75.

On Monday, gold costs climbed to $1,998.10 per ounce – their highest in additional than a month – because the Ukraine disaster and inflation issues lifted demand for bullion, earlier than giving up most of these good points after the greenback and US 10-year Treasury yields firmed.

The greenback steadied close to a two-year excessive hit within the earlier session, as traders braced for a number of half a percentage-point fee hikes from the US Federal Reserve.

Naeem Aslam, chief market analyst at Ava Commerce, mentioned the actual fact about gold costs is that two distinguished components are continuously pushing costs.

“Rising inflation and battle between Ukraine and Russia are on merchants’ minds relating to the valuable metallic’s rally. Probably the most intriguing truth in regards to the gold value is that the present surge within the treasured metallic is happening when the greenback index is wanting immensely wholesome when it comes to its value motion. Usually talking, the greenback index is the primary denominator for the gold costs, and when the greenback index will increase in costs, we often see the gold value transferring decrease and shedding its uptrend,” mentioned Aslam.

He added that gold costs flirting with the $2,000 value stage sends a transparent sign that yellow metallic merchants are much less fearful in regards to the US Federal Reserve’s hawkish stance and they’re extra enthusiastic about pushing gold costs increased.

waheedabbas@khaleejtimes.com



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