• Gold: 1,274.59 -0.81
  • Silver: 16.29 -0.01
  • Euro: 1.159 0.001
  • USDX: 94.998 0.37
  • Oil: 64.93 -0.81

June 4: Gold and Silver End Near Unchanged in Mixed Trade

Chris Mullen
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Monday, June 4th

Gold Seeker Closing Report: Gold and Silver End Near Unchanged in Mixed Trade

 

By: Chris Mullen, Gold-Seeker.com

Market Close, June 4, 2018

 

 

Close

Gain/Loss

Gold

$1291.80

-$1.30

Silver

$16.40

+$0.01

XAU

82.18

-1.04%

HUI

176.94

-1.23%

GDM

620.48

-0.10%

JSE Gold

1007.04

-7.73

USD

94.05

-0.18

Euro

116.98

+0.39

Yen

91.13

+0.29

Oil

$64.75

-$1.06

10-Year

2.943%

+0.041

T-Bond

143.96875

-0.84375

Dow

24813.69

+0.72%

Nasdaq

7606.46

+0.69%

S&P

2746.87

+0.45%

 
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The Metals:

 

Gold dipped $2.70 to $1290.40 in Asia before it rallied up to $1297.70 in London, but it then drifted back lower in New York and ended with a loss of 0.1%. Silver chopped between $16.37 and $16.542 and ended with a gain of 0.06%.

 

Euro gold fell to about €1105, platinum lost $2 to $899, and copper climbed 4 cents to about $3.13.

 

Gold and silver equities saw slight gains at the open, but they then fell back off into the close and ended roughly 1% lower on the day.

 

The Economy:

 

U.S. Housing Affordability Slips With Prices, Rates Surging  Bloomberg

U.S. CFTC proposes rule to keep higher threshold for swap dealers  Reuters

Weak demand for aircraft hurts U.S. factory orders  Reuters

 

Tomorrow brings ISM Non-Manufacturing and the Labor Department's JOLTS report.

 

The Markets:

 

Oil fell nearly 2% on uncertainty about OPEC’s future output moves.

 

The U.S. dollar index dropped as the euro rebounded on waning concerns about Italy that sent treasuries lower and the Dow, Nasdaq, and S&P higher.

 

Among the big names making news in the market today were Apple, Walmart, Ticketfly, Merck, Southwest, and Microsoft.

 

GATA Posts:

 

 

Member of UK Parliament inquires about gold and silver market rigging

J.P. Koning: Gold and the monetary blockade on Iran

Russia to double gold extraction to become second-biggest producer

Venezuela pays Citi $172 million to recover swapped gold, Reuters says

Paulson nears launch of investor alliance to shake up gold sector

 

The Statistics:

As of close of business: 6/01/2018

Gold Warehouse Stocks:

9,015,161.593

-2,001.08

Silver Warehouse Stocks:

271,575,186.590

+1,139,518.72

 

Global Gold ETF Holdings

[WGC Sponsored ETF’s]

 

 

Product name

Total Tonnes

Total Ounces

Total Value

New York Stock Exchange Arca (NYSE Arca) AND Singapore Exchange (SGX) AND Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) AND Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEx) AND Mexico Stock Exchange (BMV)

SPDR® Gold Shares

836.420

26,891,754

US$34,823m

London Stock Exchange (LSE) AND NYSE Euronext Paris AND Borsa Italiana AND Frankfurter Wertpapierbörse (Deutsche Börse - Xetra)

Gold Bullion Securities

138.13

4,441,056

US$5,748m

London Stock Exchange (LSE) AND NYSE Euronext Paris AND Borsa Italiana AND Frankfurter Wertpapierbörse (Deutsche Börse - Xetra) AND NYSE Euronext Amsterdam

ETFS Physical Gold

152.66

4,908,200

US$6,349m

Australian Stock Exchange (ASX)

Gold Bullion Securities

11.16

358,789

US$464m

 

COMEX Gold Trust (IAU) Total Tonnes in Trust: 286.08.

 

Silver Trust (SLV) Total Tonnes in Trust: 10,016.55.

 

The Miners:

 

Goldcorp’s (GG) dividend, Silver Bull’s (SVBL) granted JV option, and Pan American’s (PAAS) mine update were among the big stories in the gold and silver mining industry making headlines today.

 

WINNERS

1.  Nevsun

NSU +2.48% $3.31

2.  Buenaventura

BVN +2.11% $15.98

3.  Gold Fields

GFI +1.69% $3.61

 

LOSERS

1.  Tahoe Resources

TAHO-7.61% $5.10

2.  Paramount

PZG -6.90% $1.35

3.  Alexco

AXU -5.04% $1.32

Winners & Losers tracks NYSE listed gold and silver mining stocks that trade over $1.

 

- Chris Mullen, Gold Seeker Report

 

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