Gold climbed above $1,900 for the first time since May, stock indices rose

The cost of gold on Thursday exceeded $1900 - the last time such a price level was observed in May last year. This was helped by a decline in the dollar amid yesterday's statistics on inflation in the U.S. for December - it fell to 6.5% from 7.1%, recorded in November. The results matched analysts' forecasts. The figure fell by 0.1% against December 2021, contrary to expectations. Gold is sensitive to changes in the dollar, as its decline is beneficial to buyers using foreign currencies.

The main European stock indices finished the trading session in the plus on the background of positive statistics. American indices also closed with growth, despite some fluctuations between positive and negative zones at the beginning of trading. By the end of the day Dow Jones rose by 0.54%, S&P 500 gained 0.24% and NASDAQ gained 0.64%. German DAX added 0.74%, British FTSE 100 gained 0.91% and French CAC 40 gained 0.74%.