Adrian Ash's Contributions

Euro Gold ETFs Expand 40 Percent as ECB Marks 3 Years of Record Negative Rates

Mar 7 – Gold ETF share prices ticked higher for Eurozone investors on Thursday, rising as bullion itself edged above last week's finish in terms of the single currency on the promise of new cheap lending from the European ...

Gold Prices Jump in All Currencies, Silver Lags Badly, as India-Pakistan Bloodshed Continues

Feb 19 – Gold prices rose against all major currencies on Tuesday, breaking above $1330 per ounce in US dollar terms as U.S.-China trade talks continued and tensions rose between nuclear powers India and Pakistan over continuing bloodshed in the border...

Gold Investment and China Demand Send Prices Up to 8-Month High Ahead of the Fed

Jan 30 – While the Fed is expected to leave US interest rates on hold, Shanghai gold prices rose overnight almost as steeply as Dollar quotes for investment-grade bullion. With the key Chinese New Year festival now less than one week away, that kept the incentive...

Gold Prices Slips vs Rising Dollar as U.S. Retail Sales Grow, China Slowdown 'Concerning'

Dec 14 – Gold prices slipped to 7-session lows against a rising Dollar in London on Friday, dipping below $1235 per ounce as the U.S. reported better-than-expected retail sales growth but China's economic data missed analyst forecasts...

Gold Price Hits Mid-July Highs as China Stimulus 'Fades Fast' and 'Spreadonomics' Hit Italy

By Adrian Ash – Gold prices jumped to their highest dollar value since mid-July in London trade on Tuesday, hitting $1,236 per ounce as world stock markets fell after China's main index erased most of yesterday's stimulus-fueled rally.

Gold Prices Fall Even as Italy Pays Bond Investors More Than Greece, Brexit 'No Deal' Now Evens

By Adrian Ash – Gold prices failed to hold a rally above $1190 per ounce for the second day in a row in London trade Wednesday; dropping back as the US dollar rose and world stock markets fell again amid fresh worries over Italy's government...

Gold Price Clings to $1200 as ETFs Shrink, Bond Yields Rise, US Jobless Rate Hits Half-Century Low

By Adrian Ash – Gold prices clung to the $1200 level yet again on Friday, heading for a $10 weekly gain as world stock markets fell and long-term U.S. interest rates rose to new seven-year highs. Ten-year U.S. Treasury bond yields held at 3.20% after data from

Gold Prices Rally vs Falling Dollar as Debt and Migration Dominate EU Politics

By Adrian Ash – Gold prices hit 2-week highs against a falling US Dollar on Tuesday as world stock markets extended their rally towards or above January's all-time record highs. Political tensions worsened in Europe over both government...

Gold Price Drop Spurs ETF Selling, Physical Investor Buying as Trump Warns Over Trading with Iran

By Adrian Ash – Gold prices held in a tight $5 range around $1213 per ounce Tuesday morning in London, moving sideways against a weaker US Dollar as commodities edged higher and Donald Trump issued...

Gold Prices Hit 30-Month Euro Low as Bank of Japan 'Defies' Everyone, Stays 'Ultra Easy' Before the Fed

By Adrian Ash – Gold prices fell below $1220 for the fourth time in a fortnight in London trade Tuesday, hitting new 30-month lows for Euro investors at €1038 as the Bank of Japan sparked volatility on the currency...

Gold Price -1.5% From 2-Week High as Trump Starts NATO, UK + Russia Trip

By Adrian Ash – Gold prices fell in London trade Tuesday, losing 1.5% from yesterday's 2-week Dollar high before rallying to $1250 per ounce as US President Donald Trump began a 7-day trip taking in Nato's HQ...

Gold Prices Unmoved as US 10-2 Yield Spread Hits 2007 Low, China 'Ready for All-Out Trade War'

By Adrian Ash – Gold prices gave back a $5 rally from new 2018 lows in London trade Wednesday lunchtime, falling back to $1255 as the US Dollar pushed higher once more on the currency market following better...

Traders Bet on 'Deeper Drop' in Gold Price as Blackrock Cuts GLD, Buys Dollar Rally

By Adrian Ash – Gold prices slipped within $1 of yesterday's new 2018 lows in Dollar terms in London on Wednesday as the US currency traded near this week's new multi-month highs on the forex market.

Gold Falls Amid 'Trade War' Tumult, Silver Back Under $17

By Adrian Ash – Gold and silver fell Friday lunchtime in London, dropping back to $1289 and $16.95 per ounce respectively as the White House confirmed new tariffs on an extra $50 billion of China's annual exports to...

Gold Holds $1300, Euro Price Hits 8-Month High as Italy Bond Spread Jumps, Turkey-US Tensions Worsen

By Adrian Ash – Gold prices held above $1300 per ounce in London trade Friday, erasing half of last week's 2% drop even as the Dollar rose again on the FX market amid fresh tensions between Nato members Turkey and the US plus...

Gold Jumps as 'Trade War' Hits Stocks, 11-Year Record in Link with Interest Rates

By Adrian Ash – Gold prices rose sharply against all major currencies on Friday, recovering even last week's 1.5% drop in Japanese Yen terms while stocks and shares fell worldwide as Beijing hit back at Washington with plans for new import tariff rates...

Gold Price Falls as Fed's Powell Speaks, US Data Miss Badly, Euro Confidence 'Elevated'

By Adrian Ash – Gold prices fell as new US Fed chair Jerome Powell began his first testimony to lawmakers on Tuesday, retreating to last week's closing level as the US Dollar rallied from a fresh drop on the currency market.

Gold Prices Hit Multi-Week Lows as UK 'Hints' at Rate Rise, US Risks Syria Stand-Off with Turkey

By Adrian Ash – Gold prices bounced $10 per ounce from new 5-week lows against a rising US Dollar in London on Thursday, rallying to $1316 as Western stock markets also fell hard once again. Commodities held flat...

GLD Experiences Heavy Liquidation as Yellen Exits Fed

By Adrian Ash – Gold prices fell back below $1340 per ounce in London's wholesale trade Thursday despite the US Dollar slipping again on the currency market after the Federal Reserve's "no change" decision on interest rates overnight.

Gold Price Slips From 30-Month Yen High as Beijing Calls 'Fake News' on US T-Bond Rumor

By Adrian Ash – Gold prices rose back above $1320 per ounce against a weakening US Dollar on Thursday as major government bond yields rose once more and Beijing played down rumors it might stop or cut its demand...

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