Gold was back on track to being a hedge to the trade war on Monday after talk of Beijing™s anxiety over President Donald Trump™s impeachment proceedings pricked the prospective U.S.-China trade bubble.
Both bullion and futures of gold recovered from their Friday dip to attempt a return to the $1,480 mark and the bigger $1,500 target as a risk-off mode prevailed across markets. Wall Street indices, however, set new highs after the Trump administration granted a 90-day extension for U.S....
President Donald Trump is warning China to sign on the dotted line by Dec. 15 and the gold market is listening more than ever.
As hedge to the world™s financial and political woes, the yellow metal has been recovering from last week™s battering on suggestions over the past two days that China may not come to the table on a trade deal with the White House, as it tries to wait out Trump™s impeachment inquiry proceedings in the U.S. Congress.
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Hong Kong stocks rose more than one percent Monday, staging a rebound after losing around five percent last week, with trade optimism trumping worries about violent protests in the city.
The Hang Seng index jumped 1.35 percent, or 354.43 points, to 26,681.09.
The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index rose 0.62 percent, or 17.86 points, to 2,909.20, while the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, added 0.72 percent, or 11.49 points, to 1,617.19.
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The U.S. dollar fell on Monday after CNBC reported that Chinese officials are pessimistic that a trade deal will be signed.
The report, which cited government sources, said the bleak outlook was due to U.S. President Donald Trump™s reluctance to roll back tariffs. China has been pushing for the two sides to remove tariffs as they work on a phase one trade deal. Trump has said that he has not agreed to end tariffs, causing uncertainty on whether or not there will be a deal. Since then, both...
Oil futures declined on Tuesday for a second consecutive session, marking the lowest settlement so far this month and sending U.S. prices below their 50-day moving average.
Expectations for a fourth consecutive weekly rise in U.S. crude supplies and a report from Reuters that said major oil exporter Russia wasn't likely to advocate for deeper cuts during a key meeting of major oil producers in December pressured prices for oil.
West Texas Intermediate crude for December delivery lost $1.84,...