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Dovish Fed forecasts could help gold

Gold has slumped over 5% in the past two weeks as a Federal Reserve board members talked up the chances of a US rate hike in March. But the FOMC cannot meet market expectations for higher inflation until Donald Trump’s tax and spending plans are confirmed. Relatively dovish forecasts for the pace of rate hikes would support precious metals.


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