Expect Gold to trade positive: Sushil Finance

Gold prices touched an over two – week low on Monday before paring  losses as chart signals helped offset pressure from a stronger dollar and  an early advance in equities. Gold prices were also under pressure from expectations that Japan’s  ultra – loose monetary policy would stay in place after Prime Minister  Shinzo Abe’s election victory at the weekend lifted the dollar to a three – month high versus the yen. Bullion is highly sensitive to rising U.S. interest rates, which lift the opportunity cost of holding non – yielding…

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Liquid gold: exploring London’s canals and waterways walks

Cruising through the capital on a canal boat has given writer Helen Babbs a new perspective on London. Here she suggests some lesser-known places to visit along its navigable waterways, including a lost canal south of the river Barge-ing through … a canal boat sailing up the Regent’s canal towards Islington Tunnel. Photograph: Alamy Imoved to living on the water almost three years ago, and one of the best things about being on a boat is the proximity to nature. One morning I opened the curtains to see a cormorant…

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Liquid gold: exploring London’s canals and waterways walks

moved to living on the water almost three years ago, and one of the best things about being on a boat is the proximity to nature. One morning I opened the curtains to see a cormorant swimming westwards, fish-like and gleaming, slowly followed by a gaggle of foraging Canada geese. The whole of London’s canal network is designated a site of importance for nature conservation; it’s a great place for wildlife spotting, as well as people watching – a welcome blue-green space amid the capital’s grey. You don’t have to…

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