The US Federal Reserve (Fed) announced an emergency 50bp rate cut yesterday, bringing the Fed funds rate down to a 1-1.25% range, in response to ongoing concerns about the potential impact of the coronavirus outbreak to the global economy. Treasury bond rates followed suit, with the 10-year note hovering 1% at the time of writing – an all-time historical low
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Multiple drivers propelled gold investment in the first half of 2019. We expect this trend to continue in the second half of the year.
Against the backdrop of turbulent markets, geopolitical risk and Fed rates hikes, gold closed 2018 on a strong note, outperforming most global asset classes. World Gold Council’s Joe Cavatoni and John Reade discuss 2018 trends and explore key dynamics likely to influence gold performance in 2019.