Gold Market Report Headlines

PRECIOUS-Gold holds steady amid firm dollar, stronger equities

Gold prices were little changed on Wednesday, after slipping to a near six-month low in the previous session, as the dollar hovered close to an 11-month peak and equities rebounded. FUNDAMENTALS * Spot gold held steady at $1,273.82 an ounce by 0054 GMT. The metal fell to its lowest since Dec. 22 at $1,270 on Tuesday. * U.S. gold futures for August delivery were, however, 0.2 percent lower at $1,276.10 per ounce. * The dolla

PRECIOUS-Gold prices rise as U.S.-China trade tensions intensify

Gold prices rose early Tuesday, supported by a weaker dollar and a dip in Asian stocks as a trade spat between the United States and China intensified. FUNDAMENTALS * Spot gold was up 0.3 percent at $1,281.45 an ounce by 0046 GMT. * U.S. gold futures for August delivery were also 0.3 percent higher at $1,283.80 per ounce. * The dollar index , which measures the greenback against a basket of six major currencies, was

PRECIOUS-Gold prices inch up on trade war concerns

Gold prices inched higher early Monday after falling to a 5-1/2-month low in the previous session, as a trade dispute between the two largest world economies triggered safe-haven buying. FUNDAMENTALS * Spot gold had edged up 0.2 percent to $1,281.41 per ounce by 0045 GMT. It touched its weakest since late-December at $1,275.01 an ounce on Friday. * U.S. gold futures for August delivery were up 0.4 percent at $1,284.10 per ounc

PRECIOUS-Gold tumbles to three-week low as investors bail out

Gold prices slumped to three-week lows on Friday as disappointed speculators liquidated long positions despite fresh trade skirmishes between the United States and China. Some investors had taken long positions ahead of key central bank decisions thi