UAE: Gold costs ease; 22K opens at Dh221 per gram in Dubai – Information


Spot gold was down 0.16% at $1,941.59 per ounce at 9.10am UAE time



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Printed: Mon 11 Apr 2022, 9:35 AM

Gold costs eased on Monday, because the greenback and Treasury yields firmed on prospects of aggressive rate of interest hikes by the US Federal Reserve, whereas recent issues over Russia’s assaults in jap Ukraine lent some help to the safe-haven metallic.

Spot gold was down 0.16 per cent at $1,941.59 per ounce at 9.10 am UAE time.

Within the UAE, 24K gold value opened at Dh235.25 per gram on Monday, down by half a dirham from its earlier shut. Whereas 22K, 21K and 18K had been buying and selling at Dh221.0, Dh210.75 and Dh180.75, respectively, on the opening of the market on Monday.

Jeffrey Halley, senior market analyst, Oanda, mentioned gold seems to have discovered haven-related consumers hedging weekend dangers, but it surely nonetheless didn’t handle to take out resistance at $1,950 an oz..

“Gold continues to be vary buying and selling, albeit to the upper finish of that vary. I imagine the dangers are nonetheless skewed to the draw back for gold, particularly if US yields and the greenback preserve climbing. Gold wants to interrupt by means of $1,950 and $1,970 an oz. to vary that outlook. Failure of $1,915 will sign a retest of essential help at $1,880 and presumably $1,800 an oz.,” mentioned Oanda.

Naeem Aslam, chief market analyst at Ava Commerce, mentioned the valuable metallic is prone to stay unstable whereas buyers proceed to regulate their portfolios in line with the US Federal Reserve’s hawkish financial coverage whereas retaining an in depth eye on the financial fallout of the Ukraine disaster.

“By way of value motion, it is vitally clear that merchants want to have extra readability on geopolitical uncertainty between the US and Russia and the rising inflation scenario within the US. Provide-side disruptions, worsened by the Russia–Ukraine warfare, are prone to preserve inflation larger for longer,” added Aslam.

waheedabbas@khaleejtimes.com



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