Green revolution gets more expensive as copper price surges

Look just beneath the surface of many of the technologies powering the energy transition and there’s a red metallic glint. Copper is a vital part of green infrastructure from grids to wind turbines, and a recent price surge threatens to make decarbonization more costly.

Gold edges up as U.S. yields soften

Gold prices inched up on Tuesday, having earlier slid to its lowest in 8-1/2 months, as U.S. Treasury yields eased and offset pressure from a stronger dollar.

Gold rebounds on U.S. stimulus, softer yields

Gold jumped over 1% on Monday as a retreat in U.S. Treasury yields pushed investors to bullion again as a refuge from inflation following the passage of a $1.9 trillion U.S. stimulus package.