Trade anxiety and escalating tensions between the United States and Iran sent gold soaring to a six-year high on Tuesday. File
Domestic gold prices in India jumped to a record following an unexpected increase in import duty in the country’s budget, hitting demand and forcing dealers to offer the highest discount in nearly three years.
Gold prices rose on Monday to their highest in more than two months as heightened Sino-US trade tensions and Washington's threat of tariffs on Mexico stoked worries of a global recession and drove
Gold prices rose on Thursday, drawing closer to their highest levels this year on increased expectations of a US rate cut, even as some investors locked in profits from bullion’s recent rally.
China on Friday announced tariff hikes on $75 billion of US products in retaliation for President Donald Trump’s latest planned increase, deepening a conflict over trade and technology that threatens to tip a weakening global economy into recession.
Amid a worsening economic slowdown, US rating agency Moody’s on Friday lowered India’s GDP growth forecast for the 2019 calendar year to 6.2 per cent, from its earlier estimate of 6.8 per cent,
Japan’s core consumer inflation wallowed at a two-year low in July, increasing pressure for the central bank to acknowledge price momentum was slowing and expand its radical stimulus programme.