Ichimoku Kinko Hyo CNH/JPY: The CNH/JPY pair is trading above the Kumo…
Gold gains more than 1% against the US dollar
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Midday Market View
European equities gained along with US equity futures as earnings results from American tech names have changed the negative sentiment. Although there is a risk of a second wave of COVID-19 which likely will put downward pressure on rates, however, risky assets are supported by fiscal and monetary stimulus.
Amazon, Apple and Facebook are rising on pre-market after stellar quarterly results.
Treasury yields slightly lower, while the dollar is little changed against both the EUR and the Yen.
Midday Key Point
- Gold gains more than 1% against the US dollar and currently trading at 1976. Intraday it reached up to 1980 which is a new record for the precious metal.
- GDP data from Canada is due.
- Chicago PMI also out at 15:45 CET today.
In the middle of September 2022, the Canadian dollar has fallen to a 2-year low against the USD.
The US dollar index has all chances of reaching the 2000s high of 120.00.
Many investors treated gold as a protection against inflation. However, last week, gold lost its major support and dropped despite rising inflation. Why did it act like this?