Market Insights Podcast – Gold hit another fresh record high, UK and Japan CPI, Fed minutes on the radar for this week

OANDA Senior Market Analyst Kelvin Wong joins Jonny Hart to discuss this week’s key economic data and events. Firstly, at the start of a brand new week, Gold (XAU/USD)  maintained its bullish tone and rocketed to a fresh record on Monday, 20 May, printing an intraday high of US$2,450 on the backdrop of a potential uptick in geopolitical risk premium arising in the Middle East due to the death of Iranian President Raisi in a helicopter crash.

Next up, aside from another slew of Fed Speak with the release of the FOMC meeting minutes on Wednesday, 22 May , UK CPI (Wednesday, 22 May) Japan CPI (Friday, 24 May) for April will be on the radar, together with flash S&P PMI data for May from UK, Eurozone, Japan, and the US out on Thursday, 23 May.

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Kelvin Wong

Kelvin Wong

Senior Market Analyst, OANDA at OANDA
Based in Singapore, Kelvin Wong is a well-established senior global macro strategist with over 15 years of experience trading and providing market research on foreign exchange, stock markets, and commodities.

Passionate about connecting the dots in the financial markets and sharing perspectives around trading and investment, Kelvin Wong is an expert in using a unique combination of fundamental and technical analyses, specializing in Elliott Wave and fund flow positioning, to pinpoint key reversal levels in the financial markets.

In addition, over the last ten years, Kelvin has conducted numerous market outlook and trading-related seminars, as well as technical analysis training courses, for thousands of retail traders.