the background of the crisis in the middle East, the price of gold rose to its highest level in over six years – to $1577,83 per ounce. Palladium has updated the historical maximum — $2027,91 per ounce. In addition, expensive silver and platinum. The price of silver rose to $18,5081 per ounce.
According to the London exchange price of a barrel of Brent oil exceeded $ 70. The last time such was in may last year.
the conflict between the US and Iran worsened after the death of General Qassem Soleimani. The Pentagon said that the attack on the commander were organized for defensive purposes and it was approved by us President Donald trump. Tehran has promised to avenge military officer, trump has threatened unprecedented sanctions on Iraq, the Parliament demanded the withdrawal of foreign troops from the country.
According to the forecast Goldman Sachs Group Inc., in the current crisis, the gold could be in the most advantageous position. If tensions between the US and Iran will increase, its price could reach $1600 per ounce.
Palladium will continue to rise in price, because the shortage of the precious metal because of stricter standards for car emissions was retained, and the demand exceeds the supply, reports “Interfax”.