Subdued economic growth will weigh on the prices of most industrial and energy commodities for the remainder of 2019. What’s more, our view that there will be a further escalation in the US-China trade war could have particularly negative consequences for industrial metals demand. In contrast, the price of gold will remain supported by the economic uncertainty and safe-haven buying.
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