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Week in Review: Gold and silver dip on account of massive selling pressure [18th to 22nd January 2021]

The haven metals had, yet again, another dramatic week. Both metals recorded heavy dips as the week came to an end, wiping away early gains. The Friday slump came as sell-off pressure among investors intensified. Here is the summary: Monday 18th The metals had a fairly bright start to the week following a massive descent

Week in Review: Gold and silver lose ground heading into the weekend [11th to 15th January 2021]

The precious metals had a mixed performance that saw them dip ahead of the weekend. Gold traded near the $1850 level seeing the only significant change on the last day of the week. Silver stayed above the $25 level for the most part but couldn’t cut above $26. Overall, it was a dull week for

Week in Review: Gold and Silver markets plunge giving up early gains [4th to 8th January]

Gold and silver had a very bright start rallying on the first two days of the week. However, the precious metals. Both metals recorded their highest prices of the week on Tuesday before plummeting on the subsequent days. Gold sank to a three week low whereas silver saw a two-week low. Monday 4th The precious

Week in Review: Midweek gains for Silver and Gold to usher in 2021 [28th Dec to 1st Jan]

The precious metals posted fair performance in the last week of 2020. The most inspiring trading session happened on Wednesday as both metals recorded relatively significant gains.  The silver market particularly spiked investor interest as silver nearly got to $27 heading into 2021. Main Street analysts believe it is the metal to keep tabs on

Week in Review: New COVID-19 strain provides support for the precious metals [21st to 25th December]

Silver and gold had a fairly good run this week starting with an explosive session for the former on Monday amid news of a more resistant COVID-19 strain. The metals pulled back on Tuesday before posting consecutive gains for the rest of the week except for Friday. Here’s the summary: Monday 21st Gold failed to

Week In Review: Gold and silver post modest gains [7th to 11th Dec 2020]

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Gold and silver markets looked sharp at the start of the week. Both metals displayed positive upside momentum for the larger part of the week, hitting a three-week high on Tuesday. The only significant dip was on Wednesday, and neither metal could get on a strong recovery path. Monday 7th Gold and silver were trading

Week In Review: Gold and silver shows signs of strength in a new month [30th Nov to 4th Dec 2020]

The precious metals kicked off the new months with three consecutive gains before gold’s price dipped at the end of the week. The daily gains pushed both metals’ prices up after a poor session at the start of the week. The weak US dollar, which hit a two and half year low on Wednesday, was

Week In Review: Gold drops below $1,800 USD as Silver sees intense pressure [23rd to 27th Nov 2020]

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A rally in the stock market and the positive vaccine news set off a price slump in Gold and Silver markets. Both metals struggled to recover after a poor start on Monday. The weak US dollar barely provided enough support to keep the metals afloat. Gold suffered the biggest dip hitting a five-month low as

Week In Review: Gold & Silver markets struggle amid growing news of Covid-19 vaccine [16th to 20th Nov 2020]

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The precious metals grappled with staying afloat this week. Gold struggled to hit $1,900 but couldn’t go beyond its price on Monday. Silver had a similar development throughout the week as it saw investors giving it the cold shoulder. Analysts believe the price dip was a result of the upcoming rollout of Covid-19 vaccines. Although

Week In Review: Gold & Silver AUD markets continue benefiting from a weaker US dollar [9th to 13th Nov 2020]

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Silver started the week well before dipping briefly in response to the positive coronavirus vaccine news. Although silver posted a couple of slums, its price stayed above the $24 level all week. Gold started off poorly but managed to recover as the week came to an end. The metal couldn’t, however, get past the $1900