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Arpan Varghese

Gold slides 2%, silver sheds 4% on trade optimism, strong U.S. data

05 Sep 2019

Gold slumped more than 2% and silver fell over 4% on Thursday as stronger-than-expected U.S. economic data and hopes of a thaw in the U.S.-China trade war boosted Treasury yields and soothed fears of an economic slowdown, driving riskier assets higher.

Gold soars 2% after Powell speech, Trump tweets

24 Aug 2019

Gold surged 2% on Friday as investors interpreted U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell's speech as leaning toward a dovish monetary policy stance and President Donald Trump's latest comments exacerbated trade tensions with China.

PRECIOUS-Gold soars 2% after Powell speech, Trump tweets

23 Aug 2019

* Trump orders U.S. companies to look at closing China operations

Gold prices firm on mixed signals on economy, trade

15 Aug 2019

Gold prices rose on Thursday as lingering fears over a global economic downturn and lack of clarity on the U.S.-China trade front kept the safe haven precious metal comfortably above the key $1,500 per ounce mark.

PRECIOUS-Gold prices firm on mixed signals on economy, trade

15 Aug 2019

* Strong U.S. retail sales growth in July, other data weaker (Updates prices)

Asia Rice: Vietnam struggles to find new buyers as Chinese demand dwindles

15 Aug 2019

BENGALURU Export prices of rice from Vietnam fell this week as the country struggled to find new buyers amid waning demand from China, while a drought continued to squeeze supply in Thailand and a weak rupee weighed on rates for the Indian variety.

Gold sheds 2% on signs of U.S.-China trade thaw

13 Aug 2019

Gold fell 2% on Tuesday, reversing course from earlier in the session when it scaled a six-year peak, after the United States said it would delay tariffs on some Chinese products and on news that both sides agreed to continue trade talks.

PRECIOUS-Gold sheds 2% on signs of U.S.-China trade thaw

13 Aug 2019

Aug 13 Gold fell as much as 2% in a reversal from six-year highs on Tuesday, after the United States said it would delay tariffs on some Chinese products and on news that both sides agreed to continue trade talks.

Asia Gold: Soaring prices dim activity but safe-haven buying trickles in

09 Aug 2019

BENGALURU/MUMBAI Activity in physical gold markets in major Asian centres was quiet this week as surging prices kept consumers away, with political turmoil further squeezing demand in Hong Kong.

Asia Gold-Soaring prices dim activity but safe-haven buying trickles in

09 Aug 2019

BENGALURU/MUMBAI Aug 9 Activity in physical gold markets in major Asian centres was quiet this week as surging prices kept consumers away, with political turmoil further squeezing demand in Hong Kong.

World News

Iran says it will destroy any aggressor

Iran will pursue any aggressor, even if it carries out a limited attack, and seek to destroy it, the head of the elite Revolutionary Guards said on Saturday, after attacks on Saudi oil sites which Riyadh and U.S officials blamed on Tehran.