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Don't expect fireworks for gold in 2018, just a nudge higher

While bullion has risen 10% this year, it's been range-bound since end-Sept as US stock market hits numerous records

A black swan event in financial markets, a hefty equity correction, or signs the Russian probe is really hurting Mr Trump could all push gold sharply higher, but the outlook seems to be relatively becalmed for now.


GOLD has its fans for next year, but sparks are probably not going to fly.

Even as the Federal Reserve tightens monetary policy and the European Central Bank tapers bond purchases, gold is set to rise marginally as real interest rates stay low and the US dollar weakens,...