The gold futures contract gained 1.08% on Tuesday, as it extended its medium-term uptrend following breaking above last week’s Wednesday’s local high. The market has reached new long-term high of $1,804.0 yesterday. The recent economic data releases didn’t bring any new surprises for the financial markets. However, gold broke above medium-term local highs, as we can see on the daily chart:
Gold is unchanged this morning, as it remains close to yesterday’s daily close. What about the other precious metals? Silver gained 3.17% on Tuesday and today it is trading 0.5% higher. Platinum gained 2.78% yesterday and today it is 1.5% lower, Palladium gained 1.75% on Tuesday and today it’s 1.3% lower. So precious metals are mixed this morning.
Tuesday’s Consumer Confidence release was better than expected. Then stocks were advancing following Fed Chair Powell’s testimony. And today’s ADP Non-Farm Employment Change number came out slightly worse than expected. Investors will now wait for the ISM Manufacturing PMI release at 10:00 a.m., among others.
Below you will find our Gold, Silver, and Mining Stocks economic news schedule for the next two trading days:
Wednesday, July 1
- 3:50 a.m. Eurozone – French Final Manufacturing PMI
- 3:55 a.m. Eurozone – German Final Manufacturing PMI
- 4:00 a.m. Eurozone – Final Manufacturing PMI
- 8:15 a.m. U.S. – ADP Non-Farm Employment Change
- 9:45 a.m. U.S. – Final Manufacturing PMI
- 10:00 a.m. U.S. – ISM Manufacturing PMI, Construction Spending m/m, ISM Manufacturing Prices
- 2:00 p.m. U.S. – FOMC Meeting Minutes
- All Day, Canada – Bank Holiday
Thursday, July 2
- 5:00 a.m. Eurozone- PPI m/m, Unemployment Rate
- 8:30 a.m. U.S. – Non-Farm Employment Change, Unemployment Rate, Average Hourly Earnings m/m, Unemployment Claims, Trade Balance
- 10:00 a.m. U.S. – Factory Orders m/m
- 9:45 p.m. China – Caixin Services PMI
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