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Gold-price is tied to inflation-linked bonds: Is the globe experiencing an inflationary cycle like it did in the 1970s?
Short-term Gold Outlook Gold is highly correlated to real rates. Lately, it has become evident the inflationary pressures stemming from the supply bottlenecks are likely to stay around a bit longer
It will be interesting to see in next month’s heat map whether the current political turmoil in SA will weigh on forecasts and what the effects thereof will be.
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Thus from the above, it follows that should the Fed engage in reverse repos, it is in effect draining money from the system in an event to control money supply.