If the central banks around the world “catch the ‘gold bug’,” and continue to increase their official gold purchases, it could push the precious metal’s prices above $1,400 an ounce by 2020, according to TD Securities.
“Strong official sector gold purchases open up the possibility that prices can move significantly above our projected $1,400/oz target in late 2020,” TD Securities head of global strategy Bart Melek wrote in a report published on Thursday.
The Canadian bank is already fairly bullish on gold, projecting for the metal to end the year at $1,350 an ounce and then rise to $1,400 an ounce in 2020.
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