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  • Gold steadies on safe-haven buying, weaker dollar Mar 06, 2017 09:31 AM IST

    Gold steadies on safe-haven buying, weaker dollar

    Investors are closely watching developments after the reclusive state fired fired four ballistic missiles into the sea off Japan's northwest coast, days after it promised retaliation over U.S.-South Korean military drills.

  • Gold slips below Rs 30,000, silver plunges by Rs 1,350 Mar 03, 2017 02:50 PM IST

    Gold slips below Rs 30,000, silver plunges by Rs 1,350

    Silver also dropped by a whopping Rs 1,350 to Rs 42,700 per kg on reduced offtake by industrial units and coin makers.

  • Three reasons the Fed wants to hike rates in March Mar 03, 2017 08:49 AM IST

    Three reasons the Fed wants to hike rates in March

    In what looks to be an early spring migration, Fed officials have turned very hawkish overnight, warning a rate hike is likely in mid-March, while Wall Street had been expecting a June hike.

  • Gold heading for worst week since December on rate hike jitters Mar 03, 2017 08:16 AM IST

    Gold heading for worst week since December on rate hike jitters

    Spot gold was mostly unchanged at USD 1,234 per ounce at 0048 GMT. The metal had its worst session since December 15 on Thursday, when it fell over 1 percent to touch over one-week low of USD 1,230.58.

  • Fed tees up March rate hike as key policymaker shifts tone Mar 02, 2017 02:34 PM IST

    Fed tees up March rate hike as key policymaker shifts tone

    The speech marks a shift from the cautious, dovish tone that Brainard has used in many of her recent speeches, and adds an important voice to the chorus of officials signaling rates may rise when the Fed next meets in mid-March.

  • Gold drops on firmer dollar as March rate hike bets rise Mar 02, 2017 02:20 PM IST

    Gold drops on firmer dollar as March rate hike bets rise

    Spot gold fell 0.4 percent to USD 1,244.72 per ounce by 0715 GMT. On Monday, the metal rose to USD 1,263.80, its highest since November 11.

  • Rupee opens at 66.75 per dollar, up 8 paise Mar 02, 2017 09:00 AM IST

    Rupee opens at 66.75 per dollar, up 8 paise

    We expect the USD-INR to range between 66.50-67.50/dollar in the near term, says Tirthankar Patnaik of Mizuho Bank.

  • The Fed is sending a strong message about a March rate hike Mar 01, 2017 09:48 AM IST

    The Fed is sending a strong message about a March rate hike

    Four Fed presidents spoke Tuesday, and all indicated an interest rate hike could be considered in March. "All are on the same page, including hawks and doves, and especially Dudley," said Tom Simons, money market economist at Jefferies.

  • Rupee opens lower at 66.78 per dollar Mar 01, 2017 09:02 AM IST

    Rupee opens lower at 66.78 per dollar

    We expect the USD-INR to continue trading in 66.50-67 range with RBI expected to cap gains, says Ashutosh Raina of HDFC Bank.

  • Gold dips on firmer dollar ahead of Trump policy speech Mar 01, 2017 07:57 AM IST

    Gold dips on firmer dollar ahead of Trump policy speech

    Spot gold had dropped 0.3 percent to USD 1,244.93 per ounce by 0034 GMT. The metal hit its highest since November 11 at USD 1,263.80 on February 27.

  • Gold dips on firmer dollar ahead of Trump policy speech Mar 01, 2017 07:57 AM IST

    Gold dips on firmer dollar ahead of Trump policy speech

    Spot gold had dropped 0.3 percent to USD 1,244.93 per ounce by 0034 GMT. The metal hit its highest since November 11 at USD 1,263.80 on February 27.

  • Fed officials jolt market with talk of pending rate hike Mar 01, 2017 07:50 AM IST

    Fed officials jolt market with talk of pending rate hike

    New York Fed President William Dudley, among the most influential US central bankers, said on CNN that the case for tightening monetary policy "has become a lot more compelling" since the election of President Donald Trump and a Republican-controlled Congress.

  • Fed officials jolt market with talk of pending rate hike Mar 01, 2017 07:50 AM IST

    Fed officials jolt market with talk of pending rate hike

    New York Fed President William Dudley, among the most influential US central bankers, said on CNN that the case for tightening monetary policy "has become a lot more compelling" since the election of President Donald Trump and a Republican-controlled Congress.

  • Gold steady ahead of Trump's policy speech Feb 28, 2017 08:17 AM IST

    Gold steady ahead of Trump's policy speech

    Spot gold was little changed at USD1,252.15 per ounce at 0044 GMT. The metal hit its highest since November 11 at USD1,263.80 in the previous session.

  • Gold futures down 0.08% on global cues Feb 27, 2017 11:04 AM IST

    Gold futures down 0.08% on global cues

    At the Multi Commodity Exchange, gold for delivery in April month declined by Rs 23, or 0.08 percent to Rs 29,600 per 10 grams in business turnover of 401 lots.

  • Gold holds near 3-1/2 month highs;Trump economic policy in focus Feb 27, 2017 09:28 AM IST

    Gold holds near 3-1/2 month highs;Trump economic policy in focus

    Spot gold was little changed at USD 1,256.61 per ounce at 0034 GMT. The metal hit its highest since November 11 at USD 1,260.10 in the previous session.

  • Gold climbs to 3-1/2 month high amid political worries Feb 24, 2017 05:18 PM IST

    Gold climbs to 3-1/2 month high amid political worries

    Spot gold was up 0.4 percent at USD 1,254.10 per ounce at 0809 GMT, after touching its highest since Nov. 11 at USD 1,254.31 earlier in the session.

  • Fed officials discussed possible rate hike 'fairly soon' Feb 23, 2017 07:40 AM IST

    Fed officials discussed possible rate hike 'fairly soon'

    Minutes of the discussions in minutes released Wednesday showed that while Fed officials decided to keep a key rate unchanged at their January 31- February 1 meeting, there was growing concern about inflation if the economy out-performed expectations.

  • Gold futures fall by Rs 66 on profit-booking, global cues Feb 22, 2017 11:54 AM IST

    Gold futures fall by Rs 66 on profit-booking, global cues

    At the Multi Commodity Exchange, gold for delivery in April fell by Rs 66, or 0.23 percent, to Rs 29,235 per 10 grams in a business turnover of 515 lots.

  • Gold steady as investors look for rate hike clues from Fed Feb 22, 2017 11:25 AM IST

    Gold steady as investors look for rate hike clues from Fed

    Spot gold was steady at USD 1,236 per ounce at 0336 GMT, while US gold futures eased 0.2 percent to USD 1,237.

  • Bills to limit Fed's policy freedom 'deeply concerning': Harker Feb 22, 2017 08:21 AM IST

    Bills to limit Fed's policy freedom 'deeply concerning': Harker

    Proposed congressional bills that would limit the Federal Reserve's ability to independently decide policy are deeply concerning though the Fed, in order to be more transparent, can "communicate better" what motivates such decisions, a Fed official said on Tuesday.

  • Gold futures fall by Rs 93 on profit booking, weak global cues Feb 21, 2017 11:38 AM IST

    Gold futures fall by Rs 93 on profit booking, weak global cues

    At the Multi Commodity Exchange, gold for delivery in April declined by Rs 93, or 0.32 percent, to Rs 29,210 per 10 grams in a business turnover of 382 lots.

  • Gold prices edge down, awaits hints on pace of US rate hikes Feb 21, 2017 08:19 AM IST

    Gold prices edge down, awaits hints on pace of US rate hikes

    Market activity is likely to be largely subdued until guidance on the pace of interest rate hikes from a raft of Federal Reserve speakers.

  • Gold prices steady, focus shifts to timing of US rate hikes Feb 20, 2017 10:22 AM IST

    Gold prices steady, focus shifts to timing of US rate hikes

    Spot gold had edged down 0.1 percent to USD 1,234.28 per ounce by 0319 GMT, while US gold futures fell 0.3 percent to USD 1,235.2.

  • US economy now on 'sound footing': Fed's Mester Feb 20, 2017 09:44 AM IST

    US economy now on 'sound footing': Fed's Mester

    Cleveland Fed President Loretta Mester, at a forum in Singapore, did not comment specifically on interest rates. However she has dissented in the past in favor of quicker rate hikes and on Monday urged the Fed to focus on returning to a more normal policy footing, including trimming its USD4.5-trillion bond portfolio.

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