Morgan Stanley’s Chief Cross-Asset Strategist Andrew Sheets predicts gold to fall farther from the present ranges though inflation is ready to rise in 2021.
Key quotes (by way of Kitco Information)
“Morgan Stanley’s economists forecast US inflation to rise somewhat over 2% over the following two years. So, that is hardly the runaway sort of state of affairs for inflation that gold would appear finest suited to.”.
“Gold is an asset the place the narrative issues. In 2021, the pandemic appears to be like set to get higher. Financial information is enhancing. Politics have develop into calmer. And rates of interest are beginning to rise.”
“Gold scores poorly on the extra quantitative, cross-asset approaches that my group runs. The yield on gold is low, particularly relative to different commodities. Its valuation is not significantly enticing. The worth momentum is poor, which is to say that commodities which might be falling typically are inclined to maintain falling. And present financial information, which is enhancing, has typically meant gold underperforms different property.”
“As for gold, we forecast a value somewhat underneath $1,800/oz. by year-end; implying additional declines from present ranges whilst inflation rises.”