Skip to main content


Gold prices soared to unprecedented heights on Friday, fueled by a confluence of favorable factors. The precious metal pushed through the pivotal $2400 level, with June 2024 futures settling at a record $2419.80, up an impressive $39 or 1.64%. Spot gold followed suit, climbing $41 or 1.78% to an all-time high of $2417.50.

Gold has had a minor decline today. Gold futures basis the most active June 2024 contract open $2391, traded to a low of $2375, a high of $2402.70, and finally at $2385.50, after settling lower by nine dollars cents or 0.39%. These moderate winds occurred after gold strong ornaments rose to five dollars yesterday and rose over $16.90 on Tuesday.

The latest US inflation data provided a glimmer of hope that price pressures may be starting to cool, fueling expectations that the Federal Reserve could begin easing its aggressive monetary tightening campaign later this year.

Gold futures regained ground on Tuesday, recouping about half of the previous day's losses, as market participants reacted to the U.S. producer price index data. The dollar weakened, and yields on U.S. debt instruments declined, providing tailwinds for the precious metal. The dollar index fell 0.21% to 105.027, while the U.S.

As of 5:15 PM ET, gold futures based on the most active June 2024 contract traded $32 lower, settling at $2,343. Today's price decline effectively filled the gap created between last Thursday's closing price and Friday's opening price. On Thursday, May 9, gold futures opened at $2,316.50 and closed at $2,340.30.