SINGAPORE, March 12- Gold climbed for a second session on Wednesday to its highest in 4-1/ 2 months, as global uncertainty over economic growth and tensions in Ukraine burnished the metal's safe-haven appeal. Weakness in equities and base metals, along with technical buying, propelled gold prices through resistance at $1,355 an ounce, traders said.» Read More
Global stocks sold off sharply on Friday, with Asia's Kospi and Hang Seng indexes down over 4 percent, as concerns about contagion from Dubai's debt crisis curb investors' appetite for riskier assets.
Global stocks were lower on Thursday, with China's Shanghai Composite closing 3.6 percent lower, while gold hit another new record to $1,194.90 an ounce, as Debt problems in Dubai curbed investors' risk appetite.
Global stocks rose on Wednesday, with gold hitting another new high above $1,178 an ounce, after the Federal Reserve raised U.S. growth forecasts for 2010. Experts told CNBC liquidity will continue to drive stocks up, but that investors should see dips as short-term buying opportunities.
Global stocks began the week in the green Monday, with gold prices hitting a new record high above $1,167 an ounce. Experts told CNBC risk aversion is coming back despite the rise in shares.
Global stocks were mostly lower Thursday as concerns about the pace of the recovery reared its head. Experts told CNBC they expect dollar weakness for some time to come and suggest staying out of cash.
Global stocks and commodities rebounded on Wednesday, with gold rising to a fresh high near $1,150 an ounce. Experts told CNBC stocks are likely to rally through until the end of the year.
While not being comfortable with the current gold trade, Dennis Gartman told CNBC that the price of the precious metal will "continue to go up until it stops."
Global stocks gained Monday as gold hit a fresh new record above $1,130 an ounce. Experts told CNBC the energy sector face a malaise in the short-to-medium term, but Asia still holds a lot of investment potential.
Global stocks were mixed Friday as the dollar eased from gains made the previous day. Experts told CNBC investors with a longer-term time horizon should stay fully invested.
Global stocks were mixed Thursday as gold hit a new higher above $1,120. Experts told CNBC that stocks in the U.S., Europe and China still look attractive.
Global stocks rose on Wednesday, with sentiment lifted by upbeat economic data out of China. Experts told CNBC investors should forget about currencies and fixed income and rather focus on benefiting from asset-price inflation by getting into real assets.
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Global stocks rose and the dollar fell on Monday after the Group of 20 pledged to keep stimulus in place until recovery was assured. But experts told CNBC gold is still king and the dollar will be on the defensive as more investors look towards currencies such as the Australian dollar.
Global stocks were mostly higher Friday ahead of the U.S. jobs report for October. But experts told CNBC they are skeptical of the current stock rally and see a bubble forming in all asset classes.
Global stocks were in the green on Wednesday ahead of the Federal Open Monetary Committee's interest-rate announcement. Economists expect the U.S. central bank to keep interest rates low "for an extended period," even as the economy shows signs of improving.
Global stocks were down sharply Tuesday as investors continued to fret over the early removal of government stimulus, particularly in the financial sector. Experts told CNBC the yen remains the favorite among the carry trades.
Global stocks were mostly lower on Monday, sticking close to one-month lows as news of CIT Group finally filed for bankruptcy underscored the continuing fragility of parts of the financial sector. Experts told CNBC safe-haven trading is back – for now.
Global stocks were mixed Friday after the Dow's 2 percent gain overnight on better-than-expected U.S. GDP figures that showed the world's biggest economy exited recession in the third quarter.
Global stocks were mixed on Thursday, with Asian shares closing lower, while European shares edged up to trade flat on the day, ahead of U.S. third-quarter GDP data. Experts told CNBC that despite an expected rise in activity in the world's largest economy, oil is still susceptible to a drop in price.
Global stocks were lower on Wednesday on worries of the pace of the economic recovery after a dip in U.S. consumer confidence. But experts told CNBC the market still has upward momentum.