Eldridge Financial Review: GEPL Capital`s view on bullions, base-metals, energy ビジネス

Oil dropped to a seven-week low as an employment report raised concern that U.S. fuel demand will slow and Iran agreed to resume talks on its nuclear program. Futures fell as much as 2.4 percent after the government reported on April 6 that the U.S. created 120,000 jobs in March, below the median forecast of 205,000 in a Bloomberg survey. The Scheduled negotiations between Iran and the United Nations Security Council members plus Germany increased optimism that the Persian Gulf nation won’t act to disrupt supplies.
After the U.S missed the estimates job data, Gold mount up for a fourth day to feb.23 and renowned as the longest rally in more than a month. In the speculations, Federal Reserve may take more steps to spur growth and weakening the dollar. Spot gold rose as much as 0.9 percent to $1,654.90 an ounce, the highest level in a week, and was at $1,652.72 at 11:52 a.m. in Singapore.
The dollar cut down for a third day against a six-currency basket as well as the yen as the Bank of Japan refrained from adding to monetary easing. In the previous month, nonfarm payrolls rose 120,000, the smallest gain in five months, compared with economists’ forecast for 205,000. Central bank policy makers saw no need for more stimuli unless the economy falters based from the data on April 6.The Fed bought $2.3 trillion of debt in two rounds of so-called quantitative easing from 2008 to June 2011. June-delivery gold rose as much as 0.7 percent to $1,655.90 an ounce on the Comex in New York, and traded at $1,652.10. Holdings in gold-backed exchange-traded products were 2,397.577 metric tons yesterday, within 0.6 percent of a March 13 record.










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