Valuable metals kicked off the brand new buying and selling week on Tuesday with features starting from 0.4% for gold to 1.5% for palladium. U.S. markets closed Monday for Presidents Day. Gold ended the day at one other, greater than 8.5-week excessive.
Gold for April supply rose $7.60 to settle at $1,907.40 an oz on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Trade. The settlement was the best since June 2 when gold ended at $1,909.90 an oz.
“Bulls have the stable general near-term technical benefit. Costs are in a steep uptrend on the every day bar chart. Bulls’ subsequent upside worth goal is to provide a detailed above stable resistance on the Could 2021 excessive of $1,922.40. Bears’ subsequent near-term draw back worth goal is pushing futures costs beneath stable technical assist at $1,850.00,” Jim Wyckoff, a senior analyst at Kitco Inc, mentioned in a every day analysis notice.
Gold futures traded between $1,889.70 and $1,918.30. They shot up 3.1% final week.
Silver for March supply tacked on 31.9 cents, or 1.3%, to complete at $24.311 an oz. The settlement was the best since Jan. 21 when silver completed at $24.32 an oz. Silver futures traded between $23.71 and $24.39. They superior 2.7% final week.
In different treasured metals costs on Tuesday:
April platinum added $9.20, or 0.9%, to $1,086 an oz, starting from $1,069.80 to $1,095.90.
- Palladium for March supply gained $33.90 to $2,371.80 an oz, buying and selling between $2,301 and $2,437.
Final week, platinum surged 5.7% and palladium soared 6.6%.
US Mint Bullion Gross sales in 2022
Printed United States Mint bullion gross sales elevated on Tuesday by 500,000 ounces in American Silver Eagles, a mixed 18,000 ounces in American Eagle and Buffalo gold cash, and the primary improve this yr for American Platinum Eagles which superior 25,300 ounces.
Under is a gross sales breakdown of U.S. Mint bullion merchandise with columns itemizing the variety of cash bought throughout various durations.
|US Mint Bullion Gross sales (# of cash)|
|Tuesday / This Week||Final Week||January||February||2022 Gross sales|
|$50 American Eagle 1 Oz Gold Coin||13,000||10,500||123,500||44,500||168,000|
|$25 American Eagle 1/2 Oz Gold Coin||0||0||45,000||0||45,000|
|$10 American Eagle 1/4 Oz Gold Coin||2,000||0||64,000||4,000||68,000|
|$5 American Eagle 1/10 Oz Gold Coin||0||5,000||195,000||15,000||210,000|
|$50 American Buffalo 1 Oz Gold Coin||4,500||6,500||61,500||16,500||78,000|
|$1 American Eagle 1 Oz Silver Coin||500,000||480,500||5,001,000||1,480,500||6,481,500|
|$100 American Eagle 1 Oz Platinum Coin||25,300||N/A||N/A||25,300||25,300|
|$25 American Eagle 1 Oz Palladium Coin||0||0||0||0||0|
|Tuskegee Airmen 5 oz Silver Coin||0||0||0||0||0|