The gold futures contract lost 0.60% on Thursday, as it extended its short-term downtrend following breaking below $1,900 price level on Wednesday. In September the market was retracing a rally from around $1,800 to August 7 record high of $2,089.20 in reaction to U.S. dollar advance. Then gold has bounced from the support level marked by mid-August local low of around $1,875, as we can see on the daily chart ( the chart includes today’s intraday data ):
Gold is 0.4% higher this morning, as it is retracing some of yesterday’s decline. What about the other precious metals? Silver was unchanged on Thursday and today it is 0.8% higher. Platinum lost 2.91% and today it is 0.7% higher. Palladium lost 2.31% yesterday and today it is 0.1% lower. So precious metals’ prices are generally advancing this morning .
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October 31, 2020 Published by StockMan