Global Inflation May Drive Gold to ‘$1400-$1500 This Year’

by Soren K. 29/03/2017 10:48 AM Global Inflation May Drive Gold to ‘$1400-$1500 This Year’ It is refreshing when a fund manager discusses their opinion before completely loading up. This speaks of confidence in their view, integrity in theri words, and a long view that is not worried about siggles i nthe day to day events. Incrementum AG’s MP Ron Stoeferle is such a person. We’re now seeing a pick-up in inflation all across the globe. Incrementum AG says that Gold ‘may be in the early stages of a [bigger] bull market’. The drivers behind this are negative real interest rates as a byproduct of inflation. Prices may climb to $1,400 to $1,500 an ounce this year, said Ronald-Peter Stoeferle, managing partner at the Liechtenstein-based company, which oversees 100 million Swiss francs ($101.5 million). Incrementum on What they Will Buy “For the short term, it’s in a bit of a technical no-man’s land, we also see that seasonality is not really favorable,” Stoeferle said in an interview in Singapore on Tuesday. “The real pick up in momentum might start beginning of summer. It’s in the very early stages of the bull market, so everybody is still kind of cautious or slightly negative, but this will improve. “As soon as we get the signal for rising inflation, we’ll invest in inflation-sensitive assets again such as silver equities, gold equities, energy and the broad commodity complex,” On Negative Real Rates While higher U.S. rates typically buoy the dollar and can hurt bullion, the commodity has advanced during previous hiking … Continue reading