Money Maker Research & Investment Advisor: Gold prices rose after hitting a 7-week low US dollar retreats

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Wednesday, 4 October 2017

Gold prices rose after hitting a 7-week low US dollar retreats

Price of Gold advanced on Wednesday 4th October 2017, after hitting a 7-week low in the last session, sustained as the USD pulled back from 45-days high against a basket of currencies. At the morning hours, spot gold had risen 0.3% to USD 1,275.34 per ounce and touched its lowest since middle August at USD 1,267.76 on Tuesday.

As per economic point of view, the price of Gold has steadied in last one day, with a hindering US dollar contributing to the move. Further, Long liquidation throughout last fourteen days has put gold on a more sound footing. However, the dollar on Wednesday shed gains against a basket of main currencies over assumption that Donald Trump’s choice for the next US Fed Reserve chair may not be so aggressive against previously forethought.

Among other precious metals, silver rose 0.8% to USD 16.72 an ounce. Palladium jumped 0.7% to USD 921 an ounce while Platinum was 0.5% higher at USD 912 an ounce.

Meantime, Indian rupee made stronger against the USD ahead of the RBI bi-monthly policy outcome due late hours on Wednesday. The rupee opened at 65.34 per USD and was trading at 65.35 v/s dollar, up 0.24% from its last day’s close of 65.50. So forth this year, the domestic currency has gained 4%, while FPIs have bought USD 5.51 billion in equity market and USD 20.05 billion in debt market.

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