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Gold price up with political uncertainty following Barcelona attacks Gold has finished the week up.
This morning spot gold was up to $1,293.48, having jumped overnight towards the $1,300 mark following the terror attacks in Spain.
The winners of last week’s World Gold Panning Championships in Moffat, Scotland, have been announced.
Ragnar Paul of Germany won the Men’s Individual title, finding all 12 flakes of gold in 2 minutes and 9 seconds.
Cecile Thibaud of France, took the Women’s Individual title, finding all ten flakes of gold in 2 minutes and 49 seconds.
Gold price waits for rates clues from Jackson Hole
The gold price is trading in a tight range but is within touching distance of recent highs, as attention turns to the meeting of central bankers at Jackson Hole, which begins today.
“The big upward push for the gold price which we are not seeing is because of the possibility of some unexpected hawkish comments by Janet Yellen during her upcoming speech.”
Gold price benefits from ‘haven buying’ amid Trump and terror concerns18 AugustThe gold price gained for a third consecutive session overnight and was trading up again in London this morning as markets reacted to the terrorist attacks in Spain and mounting political turmoil in the US.
Gold price rebounds after Fed minutes reveal split17 AugustThe gold price rallied following two days of disappointing trading in New York yesterday evening after the minutes of the latest Federal Reserve meeting were published.
Gold price hits six-week high on Fed’s dovish note27 JulyThe gold price hit a six-week high today after making strong gains overnight in the wake of the latest Federal Reserve policy statement.
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