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Gold at $1300

Good Morning,

It’s on the up, for now at least.

Gold extended to the upside in overseas to trade above $1300 for the first time since January of 2015. 364 more words

US Economy

Negative Interest Rates: a breakdown

What are negative interest rates?

This is where certain central banks have lowered their interest rates to below zero. In economic terms, this is known as the zero or effective lower bound. 947 more words

$AUD crosses in focus

Ahead of the cash rate on tuesday’s May 3, the expectation of cuts is increasing amdist shocking 1.7%YoY Q1 Core CPI (below than RBA 2% target) and deflating Q1 export-import prices (terms of trade), which likely to push up the RBA to cut sooner rather than later. 163 more words

Market Analysis

Finding fair value in $USD/JPY

In between those opposite ends of every market, the Bulls and Bears, lies true value. The average price between what is normal market moves or what sometimes is irrational trading moves, is exactly where actual true price lives. 541 more words


SGE benchmark takes gold price higher overnight

Article first published on news.sharpspixley.com 

There will be arguments as to which came first – the overnight rise in gold price on global after-hours markets, or the Shanghai Gold Exchange (SGE) pm fix – but the latest SGE figure of CNY 261.88 was at the higher end of trading being equivalent to around US$1,258 at the current CNY/USD exchange rate.  480 more words

Lawrie's Original Articles

Falling greenback boosts dollar gold and silver prices!  

Gold Today –Gold closed in New York at $1,247.30 up from $1,239.40 on Wednesday. On Thursday morning in Asia it rose to $1,258, after the dollar weakened and before the LBMA price setting. 567 more words

Independent Analyis

Only BoJ matters...

Back in September 2014, I wrote an article It is all about CBs where I showed different central banks’ balance sheet as a share of the country’s GDP, which I thought could help explain exchange rates better than some macro models. 431 more words

Global Macro