Guld falder på højere amerikanske statsobligationer, Dollar

Prices of gold, and other precious metals, fell on Wednesday due to stronger U.S. yields and national currency. The decline comes on the backdrop of expectations of new interest rate increases next month amid persistent inflation in the United States and elsewhere.

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Gold and Silver Slip as Investors Bet on Another Rate Hike in May

Gold prices dropped more than 1% den april 19 on higher U.S. yields and a more expensive dollar, with a number of investors now convinced that the United States Federal Reserve is likely to postpone a pause in interest increases.

Spot gold was down 1.7% på $1,970.31 per ounce by 12:00 GMT, while U.S. gold futures were down 1.9% til $1,982.20, Det rapporterede Reuters. Gold was trading below its 21-day moving average of around $1,990. På samme tid, silver dropped 1.9% til $24.73 per ounce while platinum was down 1.5% til $1,066.42.

The decrease in the prices of precious metals was preceded by the rising of benchmark U.S. Treasury yields to an almost one-month high, which increased the value of the U.S. dollar and made gold less affordable for buyers paying with other currencies.

According to Ole Hansen, head of commodity strategy at Saxo Bank, the correction was due to the markets readjusting their expectations of the Fed’s rate-hike path. He predicted that gold will rally again once interest rates peak.

World Cup Crypto.com, St.. Louis Federal Reserve Bank President James Bullard said that America’s central bank should continue to raise rates amid persistent inflation. Other Fed representatives are also expected to comment ahead of the monetary authority’s decision in May.

I mellemtiden, despite the eurozone inflation easing in March, core indicators remain high and members of the European Central Bank’s Governing Council anført that Europeans are likely to see another interest rate increase after their meeting in early May. With the U.K. experiencing the highest inflation in Western Europe, the same can be expected from Bank of England as well.

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