Gold – CNBC reported that despite a history of strong seasonal demand from Asian consumers, gold is unlikely to break the $1,800 an ounce barrier.
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Gold – Reuters reported that South African unions struck a wage deal with the mines, and most of the striking workers have returned to work.
Gold – Indian gold demand has been weak in 2012. Improvement is expected in Q4, but annual demand is still likely to be down. Are we seeing a trend?
Gold – Bloomberg reported that Indian demand for gold is set to rise, driven in part by lower buillon prices. This may support a rally in prices.
Gold – MarketWatch reports that the waning demand for gold imports to mainland China could place unexpected downward pressure on the market.
Gold – Bloomberg reported that gold prices were down for the third consecutive session as demand for a stronger dollar outshone demand for precious metals. The dollar climbed 0.4 percent on word from the International Monetary Fund that its expectation for global economic growth would be 3.3 percent this year, the slowest since the 2009 recession.
Gold – Business Insider reported that mine strikes taking place in South Africa are having an impact on gold supply.
Gold – Bloomberg reported that the price of gold has set a record in euros and Swiss francs as concerns mount on central banks' moves to bolster the economy will in fact devalue the currencies.
Gold – Reuters reported that gold demand in India was down as a nationwide strike affected many retailers. The one-day strike was organized as a protest against the sweeping government reforms announced last week.
Gold – Demand for gold is down in both China and India, the top two consuming nations of the yellow metal. The reason for the dips are different, however, as are the prospects for a gold market recovery.