Why geopolitical events are not a good reason to buy gold

2020-01-06

Gold’s haven appeal amid mounting U.S.-Iran tensions and uncertainty in the Middle East could turn sour following the precious metal’s recent price rally to near seven year highs. “The geopolitical instability is adding fuel to the fire,” said Maria Smirnova, senior portfolio manager at Sprott Asset Management, following a sharpRead More →

Asian markets quiet, shrugging off geopolitical news

2019-04-17

Asian markets were mixed in early trading Thursday, tracking Wall Street’s lackluster trading day. Markets largely shrugged off a report that the U.S. and China may sign a long-negotiated trade deal in late May or early June, as well of claims that North Korea test-fired a new tactical guided weapon,Read More →

Asian markets mixed amid global geopolitical uncertainty

2019-02-27

Asian stocks were mixed in early trading Thursday as investors remained cautious amid a spate of worldwide geopolitical concerns, including President Donald Trump’s summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, U.S.-China trade talks, testimony by former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen, Brexit and conflict between India and Pakistan. Japan’s NikkeiRead More →