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Gold, prices, US Federal Reserve, hike cycle

Gold steady as rising risk appetite offsets Fed pause views

01 January, 2019 12:24 pm 12:24 pm

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Gold prices held steady on Monday as expectations that the US Federal Reserve will pause its multi-year interest rate hike cycle were offset by a recovery in investor appetite for risk. Spot gold was mostly unchanged at $1,281.41 per ounce by 0610 GMT, while US gold futures fell 0.1 percent to … Read More

Asian shares propped up by hopes for Sino-US trade deal

01 January, 2019 10:04 am 10:04 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – Most Asian shares were propped up on Tuesday by hopes that Washington and Beijing may be inching towards a trade deal and that U.S. Federal Reserve would halt its tightening if economic growth slows further. Japan’s Nikkei .N225 rose 0.9 percent while MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan .MIAPJ0000PUS ticked … Read More