Digital currencies recover from losses; safe assets in focus
26 September 2017
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The market of digital currencies continues to recover after the fall caused by China’s decision to close the local crypto-exchanges by the end of October. Also investors got interested in risk-off assets amid escalating tension on the Korean peninsula. (more…)

Safe assets move higher on geopolitical risks
15 September 2017
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Gold rose on Friday after North Korea conducted another ballistic missile test that caused a strong tension in the markets and increased demand for safe assets. (more…)

Gold recovers after two-day losses.
13 September 2017

On Wednesday, gold opened higher for the first time in three sessions. However, the growth of the yellow metal is limited because market players prefer buying risk assets rather than “safe-haven” ones. (more…)

Markets move up ahead of jobs data
1 September 2017
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The U.S. dollar is flat on Friday, as market players do not hurry to invest ahead of the monthly U.S. jobs report. The weak economic data that was published during the recent weeks questions the Fed’s ability to raise interest rates again by the end of 2017. (more…)

The global markets jump into safe-havens
29 August 2017
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On Tuesday, investors decided to rush to “safe-haven” assets like the JPY, CHF, and gold. The main trigger behind this move is geopolitics. (more…)

Currency market flat as Yellen and Draghi speeches ahead
25 August 2017
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On Friday, the U.S. currency is flat, as market players do not hurry to take important steps before the speeches of Janet Yellen and Mario Draghi during the conference in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. (more…)

North Korea – USA tensions affect markets
21 August 2017
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The week has started off with escalated tensions between the United States and North Korea. On Monday, the U.S. and South Korea launched the united military training of Ulchi Freedom Guardian, which will last till the end of August. The reaction of North Korea was immediate – Pyongyang has called this event a preparation for the attack. Meanwhile, Pentagon assures that the training has “defensive nature”. (more…)

Trump concerns and attacks in Spain put pressure on markets
18 August 2017
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On Friday, the global markets can be described in one word – “risk-off”. Investors prefer “save-heaven” assets, and it is quite understandable – worries around President Donald Trump‘s current economic policy are constantly growing. Market players are not sure so far that the U.S. leader will be able to realize his pre-election pledges, including tax cut plans. (more…)

Gold moves down after 3-week highs
19 July 2017

During the European trading session on Wednesday, gold prices went down after three-week-highs they reached earlier. On Comex, gold futures fell by $2.50 (0.2%) and were traded at the level of $1,239.46 a troy ounce by 07:00 GMT. (more…)

Gold moves to 4-month low ahead of Yellen testimony
10 July 2017

Gold prices reached a new four-month low during European trading session on Monday, while market players were monitoring upcoming comments from Fed policymakers or information on U.S. economic situation. They try to find clues on interest rate changes for the rest of the year. (more…)