Precious Metals retrace as Powell hints 50 bps rake hike in May

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Gold and Silver – Kya Lagta Hai

Short-term View (up to 1 week) – Retracement – As Gold and Silver see retracement, next support is 52000 and 66000 respectively. Long-term View (3-4months) -Positive – – Any dips towards 50000-51000 and 65000-66000 should be used as buying opportunity for target of 55000 and 75000 for Gold and Silver respectively

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Important News and Triggers
  • International News – – A spike in US10y yield saw a reversal of yield curve inversion, but elevated risk is still supporting gold. Expectations of more sanctions against Russia are fuelling inflation expectations, thereby raising the stagflation risk.
  • Demand & Supply – Global Gold ETF demand is very strong adding 17 tonnes last week and 8 tonnes of gold this week
  • Economic Data –  Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said Thursday that a 50 basis-point rate hike was on the table for the May meeting as the central bank aims to step up the pace of monetary policy tightening to curb elevated inflation.
  • Domestic NewsRetail demand remained sluggish during March as buyers postponed purchases in anticipation of a correction in the gold price.

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