Gold Rallies upto 7% as Central Banks Around the Globe Continue to Print their Way Out of the Coronapocalypse

This morning Gold has rallied approaching 7 year highs.

We can see Gold is pushing for a breakout looking at the 10 Year:

Why? A simple news list might explain:

Where are the discount rates? With the exception of China, everyone is near zero:

And of course, the expansion of Central Banks balance sheets:

In a letter on March 23, Goldman Sachs reaffirmed their 12-month target for gold to advance to $1,800 an ounce, which would bring us to 2011 levels.

We believe this will likely lead to debasement concerns similar to the post-GFC period…. Accordingly, we are likely at an inflection point where ‘fear’-driven purchases will begin to dominate liquidity-driven selling pressure, as it did in November 2008.”

Goldman Sachs March 23 Note

Peter Schiff, one of the largest champions of Gold says this is just the beginning, expect an all time high before year end:

At the time of publishing, Silver has ran 6.7% to over $14. Platinum rose 6.8%. Palladium jumped as much as 16%, showing the largest intraday increase since 1998. South Africa said it will close its mines for 21 days as part of a nationwide lockdown; accounting for 75% of the world’s platinum and 38% of palladium supply.

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