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Thai, HK gold up despite US stock market surge prompting sell-offs

The price of gold rose by Bt50 per baht weight in morning trade on Tuesday, the Gold Traders Association reported.

As of 9.26am, the buying price of a gold bar was Bt25,300 per baht weight and selling price Bt25,400, while gold ornaments were priced at Bt24,847.24 and Bt25,900, respectively.

At close on Monday, the buying price of a gold bar was Bt25,250 per baht weight and selling price Bt25,350, while gold ornaments were Bt24,801.76 and Bt25,850, respectively.

Spot gold price dropped to US$1,734 (Bt53,689) per ounce after falling by $3.6 to $1,738.1 on Monday due to mass sell-offs of safe-haven assets after the US stock market surged on mass buy-ups of tech shares.

Meanwhile, uncertainty over Turkey's economic direction also affected the demand for the precious metal.

Hong Kong gold price rose by HK$60 to $16,080 (Bt64,105) per tael, the Chinese Gold and Silver Exchange Society reported.

Published : March 23, 2021

By : The Nation