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Market Eyes NFP Data: How to Leverage Weekend Opportunities with Gold Standard (AUS) and Silver Standard (AGS) Tokens

As we reflect on current market trends and anticipate future economic shifts, it’s essential to understand the value of gold and silver in wealth preservation. At Gold & Silver Standard, we believe our ERC20 tokens, Gold Standard (AUS) and Silver Standard (AGS), offer a modern and innovative way to invest in these timeless assets, maintaining your wealth over time. Let’s delve into the recent developments in the gold market and explore why our tokens could be a pivotal part of your investment strategy.

Gold Price Consolidates Amid Choppy Trading Ahead of U.S. Nonfarm Payrolls

Gold prices have shown resilience, edging up by 0.15% amid thin trading during the U.S. Independence Day holiday. The XAU/USD pair reached a two-week high of AU$3,558 (US$2,365) on Wednesday, driven by weaker-than-expected U.S. jobs data and heightened expectations for Federal Reserve rate cuts. This week, all eyes are on the Nonfarm Payrolls (NFP) report, which could further influence market dynamics.

A Reminder of What the ISM and PMI Figures Mean

The Institute for Supply Management (ISM) releases the Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) monthly, offering insights into the economic health of the manufacturing sector. A PMI above 50 indicates expansion, while a figure below 50 signals contraction. The PMI is a composite index based on five major indicators: new orders, inventory levels, production, supplier deliveries, and employment conditions. These figures are crucial for understanding economic trends and guiding investment decisions. The recent PMI data falling below expectations, particularly when already in contraction territory, indicates weaker-than-anticipated economic conditions, prompting central banks to consider easing monetary policies to stimulate growth.

Economic Activity and Gold’s Steady Performance

The recent data reveals a contraction in the manufacturing sector, setting the stage for potential liquidity boosts from central banks. As policymakers respond to these indicators, they might implement easing policies to foster economic growth, which historically benefits the prices of gold and silver. Gold’s ability to hold firm above the AU$3,542 (US$2,350) mark, even amid thin trading, underscores its value as a stable investment.

Drawing Parallels: Historical Insights and Current Market Conditions

Reflecting on past economic downturns, such as the Great Depression, where manufacturing indexes showed significant contractions, we see parallels in today’s market. The ISM manufacturing index’s recent decline, coupled with broader economic uncertainties, raises alarms about potential recessions. Just as gold provided a haven during the economic instability of the 1930s, it continues to be a valuable asset in today's volatile environment.

Technical Analysis: Gold Price Trends

From a technical perspective, gold prices have consolidated due to low trading volumes. Despite a near-term downward bias, the overall bullish trend remains intact, supported by a strong Relative Strength Index (RSI). If gold prices break above the pattern's neckline, we could see a rise to AU$3,611 (US$2,400), potentially leading to further gains toward the year-to-date high of AU$3,688 (US$2,450).

Conversely, if sellers drive the spot price below AU$3,542 (US$2,350), further declines could target the AU$3,457 (US$2,300) level. Failure to hold this support might push prices down to the May 3 low of AU$3,416 (US$2,277), followed by the March 21 high of AU$3,343 (US$2,222).

Global Liquidity and Economic Indicators

Global liquidity, a critical indicator for financial markets, is recovering from recent lows. As liquidity improves, the prospects for gold and silver strengthen. Historically, increased global liquidity has driven up the prices of these precious metals, reinforcing their role as safe-haven assets amid geopolitical tensions and inflationary pressures.

Protecting Your Wealth with Gold and Silver Standard Tokens

Investing in Gold Standard (AUS) and Silver Standard (AGS) tokens is not just about diversification; it’s about ensuring liquidity and stability in your portfolio. These tokens provide a modern, blockchain-powered means of holding physical gold and silver, combining the intrinsic value of precious metals with the security and efficiency of digital assets. By integrating these tokens into your investment strategy, you can mitigate risks and capitalise on opportunities arising from market volatility.


Experience the Future of Precious Metals Investment with Gold Standard (AUS) & Silver Standard (AGS): 


Security and Trust: AUS and AGS are vaulted, insured, and allocated in Australia, with quarterly verifications for assured safety. They offer full redeemability.

 Reliability: Built by a seasoned 50-year-old bullion dealer, AUS and AGS provide reliable gold and silver token investments in Australia.

 B2B Integration: Designed for business applications, these digital bullion tokens facilitate seamless integration into a variety of business projects and partnerships.

 Innovative Investment: By blending the stability of traditional bullion with blockchain technology, AUS and AGS represent a forward-thinking choice for investors.

 Available on platforms like Ainslie Crypto, CoinSpot, and MRHB DeFi, AUS and AGS offer a solid foundation for your digital currency investments.

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