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ShreeMetalPrices: Gold prices decline as Fed policymakers expects US interest rates to stay high


The appeal of non-yielding metal diminished by some hawkish remarks made by US Fed Reserve officials on Monday. And gold prices declined as a result as markets sought more clarity about the US debt ceiling talks.

By (1730 IST ), spot gold was down 0.66 percent to $1,958.76 per ounce. Futures for U.S. gold decreased 0.82% to $1,960.95

The debt ceiling discussion between President Joe Biden & House Republicans Speakers Kevin McCarthy will be widely observe to see. If a resolutions is achieve after negotiations broke down on Friday.

According to Ashish Singh, senior analysts at Shree Metal Prices. The market appears to believe that a financial catastrophe can be avoided despite concerns that an agreement on the debt ceiling won’t be completed by June 1. Ashish emphasised that the dollar.

Which was a significant factor in the current dearth of purchasing curiosity in the gold market, was being closely watch by bullion merchants as well.

The most recent Federal Open Markets Committee meeting minutes, which are coming on Wednesday, are currently awaite by the markets. According to the CME FedWatch tool. Market are presently pricing in a 76.7% chance that rates will remain unchanged next month.

Neel Kashkari, president of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve, indicated to CNBC that. “It might be that we must go beyond 6%” to get inflation down to the Fed’s two percent target, and James Bullard, president of the St. Louis Federal Reserve, suggested that policy rates may need to be raise.

In a climate with high rates, gold often loses its attraction.

According to DailyFX expert Warren Venketas. “A every day close above trends opposition could align with borrowing ceiling positivity, permitting the dovish Federal rhetoric to filter by & support gold prices.”