Observing news today one can easily get disappointed. However, things are getting better.
Gold declines after worst one-day tumble for six weeks
On Wednesday, gold kept diving, extending losses into a third session. It’s because market participants looked ahead to minutes of the Fed’s latest policy gathering for further clues on the timing of the next American rate lift as well as clues on how the major financial institution intends to pare back its balance sheet.
The Fed’s going to publish minutes of its most recent policy gathering later in the day.
The key bank left interest rates intact following its gathering on July 26 and told it actually expected to start shrinking its huge holdings of bonds in the nearer future. Policymakers also told that weakness in American inflation more explicit than before.
Aside from that, market participants will monitor data on American housing starts as well as building permits in order to assess the overall strength of the world's number one economy and how it will influence the Fed's view on monetary policy.
In New York, gold futures slumped 0.3%, being worth $1,275.81 a troy.
XAU/USD reversed down from the $1,700 area and dropped to $1,586 on March 12.
Oil market crashed after OPEC+ didn’t agree on production cuts. What’s next? Let’s see what bank analysts have to say about this.
US Fed comes right on time with the crisis support program announcement. How does the stock market react?
We could gain from buying emerging-market currencies such as South African rand, Mexican peso and Brazilian real.
Here are the most important topics that will determine the dynamics of currencies, commodities and stocks on Thursday, April 9. N