Gold faces another bumpy road this week


Gold price is likely to face further loss this weekdespite losing over 5.5 percent last week on a weekly basis for the first time in a year.

After closing the previous week in the negative territory, gold remained under modest bearish pressure during the first half of the week and registered losses on Monday and Tuesday.

With the US dollar gathering strength on Wednesday, gold extended its slide and lost nearly 5 percent in a two-day span to touch its lowest level in six weeks at $1,767 on Thursday.

Although gold staged a correction ahead of the weekend and struggled to preserve its recovery momentum but failed and closed at $1,765.10 with a weekly loss of 5.5 percent.

Meanwhile, the price of 10 grams of yellow metal in Pakistan decreased to Rs88,980 on the weekend.

During this week starting today (Monday), US Federal Reserves Chairman Powell will be testifying before the House Select Committee on the Coronavirus Crisis at 1800 GMT in a hearing entitled “Lessons Learned: the Federal Reserves’ Response to the Coronavirus Pandemic.”— TLTP

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