UAE: Gold costs fall over Dh1 per gram on robust greenback, US jobs knowledge – Information


Spot gold was buying and selling at $1,919.26 per ounce by 9.15 am UAE time.



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Printed: Mon 4 Apr 2022, 9:37 AM

Gold costs fell on Monday morning because the US greenback and Treasury yields firmed after robust American jobs knowledge raised the expectation of aggressive fee hikes, offsetting assist from safe-haven demand fuelled by a worsening Ukraine disaster.

Spot gold was buying and selling at $1,919.26 per ounce by 9.15 am UAE time, down by 0.29 per cent.

Within the UAE, the valuable steel value fell over one dirham per gram on the opening of the market on Monday.

The Dubai Gold and Jewelry Group knowledge confirmed 24K opening at Dh232.25 per gram, down from Dh233.25 per gram on Friday’s shut. Whereas the opposite variants of the yellow steel fell Dh1.25 per gram on the primary day of the week.

The 22K opened at Dh218 per gram, 21K at Dh208.25 and 18K at Dh178.5.

Jeffrey Halley, senior market analyst at Oanda, stated greater US yields and a firmer greenback proceed to erode gold’s latest positive aspects.

Halley sees a retreat under close by assist at $1,915 an oz ought to sign one other take a look at of $1,900.

“The dangers of a cloth correction decrease in gold at the moment are growing sharply, because it didn’t make any positive aspects when each the US greenback and US yields fell at occasions final week. Ominously, it moved decrease as quickly as they each rose. Gold has resistance at $1,940 and $1,950 an oz. In the meantime, a sustained break of the $1,880 area will most likely set off a capitulation commerce, probably pushing gold all the way down to $1,800 an oz,” stated Halley.

waheedabbas@khaleejtimes.com



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