Untuk pertama kalinya tren indeks berjangka emas tidak terpengaruh oleh sentimen pasar saham selama masa pandemi COVID-19.
Di sisi lain, emas saat ini cenderung dipengaruhi oleh tingkat imbal hasil riil (real yield) dari pasar obligasi, khususnya obligasi AS alias US Treasury tenor 10 tahun.
Saat real yield obligasi terus bergerak turun akan membuat harga emas semakin menarik. Perburuan aset safe haven seperti emas belum akan berhenti hingga kepastian vaksin COVID-19 telah final.
Gold prices were little changed on Friday as worries over an accelerating number of coronavirus cases countered a fillip to risk sentiment from positive U.S. and Chinese economic data.
Spot gold was mostly unchanged at $1,774.75 per ounce by 9:31 GMT. Most U.S. markets are closed on Friday ahead of Independence Day on July 4. U.S. gold futures eased 0.3% to $1,785.40 per ounce.
Elsewhere, Palladium fell 0.5% to $1,892.02 per ounce, while platinum rose 0.45 % to...
Oil prices eased on Friday, reversing earlier gains, as the resurgence of the coronavirus globally and in the United States, the world™s largest oil consumer, stoked worries that a fuel demand recovery could stall.
Brent crude LCOc1 futures were down 29 cents, or 0.7%, at $42.85 a barrel as of 0339 GMT, and U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude CLc1 futures fell 31 cents, or 0.8%, to $40.34 a barrel.
Both benchmarks rose more than 2% on Thursday, buoyed by stronger-than-expected U.S....
President Donald Trump's administration continues plans to hold a traditional July 4th independence day celebration in Washington DC, complete with massive fireworks displays, while the Covid-19 pandemic is taking place.
The "Salute to America" ‹‹Celebration Plan announced on Wednesday (1/7) by the Department of the Interior which discusses military aircraft over the National Mall or National Mall, as well as a 10 thousand fireworks party for 1, 6 kilometers, which was promised Interior...
Tokyo stocks closed higher on Friday, extending rallies on Wall Street following a solid rebound in US employment, but investors remained cautious after a fresh surge in coronavirus cases in the Japanese capital.
The benchmark Nikkei 225 index rose 0.72 percent, or 160.52 points, to 22,306.48, while the broader Topix index was up 0.62 percent, or 9.57 points, to 1,552.33.
Source : AFP