Money managers decreased their long position in the gold market for the sixth consecutive week. Strategists at Société Générale expect the yellow metal to continue seeing scarce demand.
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“Gold’s bearish streak continued with a flow of USD3.1 bn, the sixth weekly bearish flow in a row for bullion.”
“A US Fed rate hike supports the dollar, which in turn makes gold less affordable for non-US buyers, thus reducing demand.”
“The Indian rupee and the Chinese renminbi depreciated 0.77% and 1.27% respectively against the dollar during the period. This is expected to weigh further on demand as India and China are two important gold markets.”
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