Prices for gold and silver jumped today as the market sentiment continued to favor safer assets. US President Donald Trump twitted today:
North Korea is looking for trouble. If China decides to help, that would be great. If not, we will solve the problem without them!
In response, North Korea announced that it is ready to perform a nuclear strike if threatened by the United States.
Meanwhile, last week’s US attack on a Syria air base continued to worry markets. US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson visit Moscow this week and will attempt to persuade Russia to stop supporting Syrian President Bashar
Contract for delivery of gold in June jumped 1.62% to $1,274.2 per troy ounce as of 22:11 GMT on COMEX today. May silver rallied as much as 1.89% to $18.25 per ounce.
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