June 21 Gold prices surpassed $1,400 on Friday
before retreating, still holding near a six-year high on the
U.S. central bank's dovish stance on monetary policy.
Gold prices surged to a near six-year peak on Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve bank signaled it was ready to cut interest rates as early as next month to boost growth, triggering a sharp fall in the dollar.
Gold prices steadied on Wednesday as investors awaited the U.S. Federal Reserve's statement later in the session for cues on its interest rate outlook.
June 17 Gold prices slipped further on Monday
after sliding from a more-than-14-month high the previous
session on upbeat U.S. economic data that dampened expectations
the Federal Reserve could ease interest rates.
* Platinum dips to over 2-wk low of $787/oz
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Gold prices retreated on Friday as upbeat U.S. retail sales somewhat eased fears that the economy was slowing down in the second quarter.
* SPDR Gold holdings down slightly to 756.18 tonnes on
* GRAPHIC-2019 asset returns: http://tmsnrt.rs/2jvdmXl
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June 10 Gold prices dropped more than 1% on
Monday, slipping from a 14-month peak, after U.S. President
Donald Trump's decision not to impose trade tariffs on Mexico
spurred risk sentiment and lifted the dollar from recent lows.
Brent crude prices are likely to hold near $70 a barrel in the remainder of the year as elevated supply risks in the Middle East offset risks to demand from the U.S.-China trade spat, a Reuters survey showed on Friday.