Ichimoku Kinko Hyo CNH/JPY: The CNH/JPY pair is trading above the Kumo…
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Performance in 2020: +1.6%
Last day range: $1,481 – $1,560
52-week range: $1,266 – $1,700
Recently, the US Fed announced an unprecedented “all-inclusive” quantitative ease program that aims to shield the American economy from the risk of high borrowing costs. Consequently, that should reassure available funding at healthy rates and keep the economy going. This action switched the investors’ mood. Previously, they were dumping all assets including gold in order to ensure cash at hands – that’s why the precious metal has been losing value for the last two weeks, and the US dollar has been mostly growing stronger. Now, with the Fed’s measures, the cash circulation in the economy appears to be somewhat guaranteed. Hence, the investors are getting back to the healthy flight to safety mode. Consequently, gold gets back to enjoy high demand and rises in value. Goldman Sachs comments this may be a good moment to buy the precious metal.
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?