Will 2018 Be Gold's Breakout Year? - Peter Hug

Gold has been on an upward slope since the Fed increase, driven by big managers’ money rushing into the safe haven as doubts linger around equities, says Peter Hug, director of Global Trading at Kitco Metals.“This year, right after the Fed rate increase we’ve had an upward slope. If we extrapolate out what happened in the past two years, I think we can hit a $1,425, assuming the $1,365 level gets taken out,” Hug told Kitco News in the sidelines of the Vancouver Resource Investment Conference.Hug said the Fed has already made their move and may not hike three to four times this year, given the fragility of equity markets with political turmoil underway. (show less)

Gold has been on an upward slope since the Fed increase, driven by big managers’ money rushing into the safe haven as doubts linger around equities, says Peter Hug, director of Global Trading at Kitco Metals.“This year, right after the Fed rate increase we’ve had an upward slope. If we extrapolate out what happened in the past two years, I think we can hit a $1,425, assuming the $1,365 level gets taken out,” Hug told Kitco News in the sidelines of the Vancouver ... (read more)

Daniela Cambone

Daniela Cambone

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With over a decade of international experience, Daniela Cambone covers prominent industry events and interviews a number of leading analysts, financiers and political leaders for Kitco News. She began her career covering the Canadian financial and insurance industry and later worked in Europe covering the political and financial scene for the International television station, Press TV. Daniela holds a BA in Broadcast Journalism and an MA in Journalism & Communications.

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