The organization of the petroleum exporting countries (OPEC) and non-OPEC oil producers (Russia) will meet on July 1-2.
Gold sinks in Asia as NKorea and weekend of polls mulled
On Monday, gold tumbled moderately in Asia after a weekend in which Germany and New Zealand went to surveys to both produce results, which pointed to lengthy negotiations to form coalition government. Additionally, traders watched the USA and North Korea boosted a war of words.
December delivery gold futures went down 0.07% being worth $1,2962.60 a troy ounce in New York.
In Germany, the far-right AfD party managed to grasp a shockingly huge percentage of the overall vote. With the outcome of 13.5% they finished third and entered the German parliament for the first time. Chancellor Angela Merkel's CDU along with Bavarian allies, the Christian Social Union (CSU), took 32.5%, thus becoming the largest parliamentary group.
Meanwhile, in New Zealand, Bill English's National Party as well as the Labour party will fight for the support of kingmaker Winston Peters, not to mention his New Zealand First Party.
In July, Britain's inflation rate rallied for the first time in 2018, thus leaving many UK households feeling quite squeezed by prices, soaring at nearly the same tempo as their wages…
On Friday, the evergreen buck rallied versus its counterparts after data disclosed that the American economy generated more jobs than anticipated In October, thus backing the Fed’s case to proceed with gradual rate lifts…
On Tuesday, gold rallied because uncertainty over the latest developments in Britain’s departure from the EU backed safe haven demand and traders looked ahead for American inflation data to underpin the Fed’s pledge to remain on hold…