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Insights January 15, 2021 Alasdair Macleod

Market Report: Rising bond yields

Gold and silver had a quiet week, moving sideways after last Friday’s sudden fall. In morning trade in the European time zone, gold trad...

Insights January 08, 2021 Alasdair Macleod

Market Report: Cryptos and politics

The new year for gold and silver got off to a good start, before both metals got slammed midweek. From close of trading on Thursday 31 Dec...

Insights December 18, 2020 Alasdair Macleod

Market Report: Silver breaks out

Gold and silver prices rose this week, with silver noticeably outpacing gold. Gold rose $40 from last Friday’s close to trade at $1879 i...

Insights December 11, 2020 Alasdair Macleod

Market Report: Waiting for Godot…

This week, gold and silver rallied on Monday and Tuesday before drifting lower subsequently and ending up little changed on the week. In m...

Insights December 04, 2020 Alasdair Macleod

Market Report: Sell-off over?

The dramatic sell-off of the last few weeks ended on Monday morning when gold spiked down to an intraday low of $1765 (silver $21.90). But...

Insights November 27, 2020 Alasdair Macleod

Market Report: Eliminating call options

Gold fell to new post-August lows this week and silver, while being more volatile, held its level above the late September selloff. Volumes...

Insights November 20, 2020 Alasdair Macleod

Market Report: Delivery hiatus ahead

Gold and silver drifted lower this week in quiet trading. Gold lost $21 from last Friday’s close to trade at $1867 in European morning t...

Insights November 13, 2020 Alasdair Macleod

Market Report: Bullion shortages

Gold and silver prices were smashed last Monday, when it was announced that Pfizer had produced a drug that was 90% successful in treating...

Insights November 06, 2020 Alasdair Macleod

Market Report: Breakout!

Gold and silver broke out from a three-month consolidation in an extraordinary week, which saw a political muddle in America: at the time...

Insights October 23, 2020 Alasdair Macleod

Market Report: Silver performing well

In quiet trading this week, gold rose $12 from last Friday’s close to $1911 in morning trading in the European time zone, and silver ros...

Insights October 16, 2020 Alasdair Macleod

Market Report: Second covid wave bites

Gold and silver lost most of last Friday’s strong rally during Monday and Tuesday before recovering some of their losses subsequently. I...

Insights September 25, 2020 Alasdair Macleod

Market Report: Rescuing the bullion banks

This week saw heavy falls for precious metals, with gold losing $79 from last Friday’s close to trade at $1871 in early morning UK time...

Insights September 18, 2020 Alasdair Macleod

Market Report: Sideways in quiet trade

As our headline chart shows, this week gold and silver continued its sideways drift in a narrowing trading range. On the week, gold rose b...

Insights September 11, 2020 Alasdair Macleod

Market Report: PMs and the commodity story

In quiet trading, gold and silver drifted sideways this week in a tight trading range. In European morning trade gold edged up $13 on the...

Insights September 04, 2020 Alasdair Macleod

Market Report: Awaiting developments…

Gold and silver drifted lower this week in moderate volumes for Comex gold and low volumes for silver. This morning in Europe gold traded...

Insights August 28, 2020 Alasdair Macleod

Market Report: Gold finds support line

This week gold and silver continued to consolidate bull market gains. In morning trade in Europe gold traded at $1958, up $17 on the week...

Insights August 21, 2020 Alasdair Macleod

Market Report: Silver shortage

After last week’s extreme volatility gold and silver consolidated this week, with gold down $10 on balance at $1933 this morning, Europe...