* Palladium dips after hitting peak of $1,720.97/oz on
Gold prices eased on Monday, extending falls for a third session as optimism surrounding U.S.-China trade talks increased risk appetite, while a slight uptick in the dollar also weighed on prices.
Oct 14 Gold prices eased on Monday, extending
falls for a third session as optimism surrounding U.S.-China
trade talks increased risk appetite, while a slight uptick in
the dollar also weighed on prices.
Gold prices scaled one-week highs on Thursday, holding ground above $1,500 an ounce, as investors flocked to the safety of bullion following contradictory reports about U.S.-China trade talks.
Gold prices on Wednesday held on to the previous session's gains, as fading hopes for progress in U.S.-China trade talks hit risk appetite, while markets also awaited clues on monetary easing by the U.S. Federal Reserve.
* Sino-U.S. trade talks to take place on Oct 10-11
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Gold prices ticked up on Monday as investors were cautious ahead of this week's Sino-U.S. trade talks following a report that Beijing would likely disagree to a broad trade deal with the United States.
BENGALURU/MUMBAI A dip in prices earlier this week fuelled an uptick in physical gold demand in Singapore and India, with activity in the Indian market also gathering pace ahead of key festivals.
Sept 30 Palladium hit a record peak on Monday,
passing $1,700 an ounce, as tight supply of the autocatalyst
metal stoked fears the deficit could only widen amid rising
industrial demand, while a stronger dollar hurt gold prices.
BENGALURU Indian rice export prices slipped this week as demand from Africa remained sluggish, while shipments from Thailand remained sluggish to a strong baht.