What will happen? The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and 10 additional oil-exporting countries, including Russia, will hold a videoconference on July 1…
Gold declines in Asia
On Tuesday, gold prices sank in Asia, as market participants mulled renewed demand prospects from China, reacting to data, which showed China's net-gold imports via major conduit Hong Kong soared 50.8% month-on-month in February.
In New York, April delivery gold futures dropped 0.19%, trading at $1,253.35 a troy ounce. Besides this, copper futures tumbled 0.15%, reaching $2.633 a pound because supply worries wane after strikes in the settlement the previous week of strikes at key mines in Chile and Indonesia.
Overnight, gold prices ascended, as market participants raised worries over President Trump’s ability to deliver on his pro-growth policies, right after on Friday the Trump administration didn’t manage to push a health care bill through congress.
Gold prices kept to session peaks, after a tumble in the greenback kept lending support to dollar-denominated gold, as market participants fled the so-called ‘Trumpflation trade’ amid concerns that the healthcare bill setback could affect Trump’s pro-growth policies being passed.
The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) will hold a meeting and announce changes to the monetary policy on August 3, at 07:30 MT time (GMT+3).
What events to follow and how to trade during the week of July 2-6?
EUR/USD retraced to 1.1870 after breaking out this level. It should be just a natural sell-off ahead of the further rally up.