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Kelly Smith

Kelly was formerly a freelance writer with experience in covering the financial markets. She has been contributing content to Sharps Pixley for the last year and is a key member of our team.


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  • Some Voices of Caution on Gold

    The U.S. Comex gold futures have rallied 6.13% in June and close to ten percent in H1 to end at $1,322.60. The gold futures reached a three-and-a-half month high at $1,334.90 on 30 June.Wednesday, 02 July 2014

  • Gold Approaches 10% Higher in the First Half

    The gold prices will likely finish at least five percent higher for June and about ten percent higher for the first half.Friday, 27 June 2014

  • New Gold Markets in Asia

    The U.S. Comex gold futures have jumped 3.34% last week and have risen 0.36% this week to $1,321.30 on Tuesday. The gold prices reached $1,326.60 intraday on Tuesday, approaching the recent high on 14 AprilWednesday, 25 June 2014

  • Gold Surge Sparks Renewed Investor Interests

    With the surge in gold prices on Thursday, the gold futures now returned 9.83% year-to-date, beating both the S&P 500 Index and oil. The U.S. ten-year government bond yield climbed about 2bp this week to 2.621% on Thursday.Friday, 20 June 2014

  • The Market Favouring Oil over Gold

    The U.S. Comex gold futures have surged 1.72% last week after rising 0.55% the week before. This week, the gold futures have fallen 0.16%, ahead of the FOMC announcements on Wednesday.Wednesday, 18 June 2014

  • South African Strike Positive for Gold despite Weak Physical Demand

    The U.S. Comex gold futures have risen 0.61% this week to end at $1,260.10 on Tuesday on the back of the breakdown of the talk to end the South African miners strike and the precious metals group rally.Wednesday, 11 June 2014

  • New ECB Policies will likely Strengthen the Dollar and Hamper the Gold Prices

    The U.S. Comex gold futures jumped 0.72% to $1,253.30 on Thursday after the ECB cut the interest rates to unprecedented levels.Friday, 06 June 2014

  • Euro and Gold Both Losing Favour

    The U.S. Comex gold futures traded as low as $1,240.20 on 3 June before ending at $1,244.50 on Tuesday. Last month, the futures have dropped 3.88%, the worst monthly performance since September 2013.Wednesday, 04 June 2014

  • Rising Stocks and Bonds Outshining Gold

    The U.S. Comex gold futures have dropped 2.74% this week to $1,256.30 while the S&P 500 Index has climbed 1.05% and the Euro Stoxx 50 Index has risen 1.39%.Friday, 30 May 2014

  • Seasonal Pattern and Stocks Rebound Impact Gold

    The U.S. Comex gold futures have declined 2.03% on Tuesday after the U.S. Memorial Day weekend while the S&P 500 Index has risen 0.60% and the Euro Stoxx 50 Index has climbed 1.32% for the week.Wednesday, 28 May 2014