The shining metal breaks above $1,760. How soon the 2012 heights may be beaten?
GOLD: the era of $1 800
Finally, we have gold above $1 800, and it seems to feel itself quite confident over there. What is it up to now?
Strategically, the target is now $1 900.
Tactically, expect a downward retrace as the next step.
Fundamentally, it was the 8-year high that just got passed, so now it is the all-time high of 2011 to be challenged. Nothing extraordinary here - just pressure and time. Especially with these gloomy moods among investors and spikes of infection rates here and there.
The US NFP will be published on August 7 at 15:30 MT time.
The market sentiment is indeed risk-on today. Stocks, riskier currencies and gold are rising amid the waning US dollar.
Follow the BOE monetary policy and rate statements on August 6 at 14:00 MT time…