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PRECIOUS-Gold shines as geopolitical worries weigh on riskier assets

Gold jumped to its highest in more than nine months on Friday as the dollar retreated on political uncertainty in the United States and a suspected Islamist attack in Spain boosted bullion's safe-haven appeal. Spot gold touched its highest since Nov. 9 at $1,300.80 per ounce, and by 1333 GMT was trading up 0.8 percent at $1,298.51.

PRECIOUS-Gold steady, buoyed by geopolitical worries

Gold was mostly steady early on Friday amid weaker Asian stocks, with some investors gravitating towards safe-haven assets on political uncertainty in the United States and after a van mowed through crowds in Barcelona, killing at least 13 people. FUNDAMENTALS * Spot gold was nearly unchanged at $1,286.60 per ounce by 0113 GMT, after climbing for two straight days. * U.S. gold futures for December delivery were flat at $1,292

PRECIOUS-Gold edges up on softer dollar, palladium at 16-year peak

Gold rose on Thursday as the dollar remained subdued after minutes from the U.S. Federal Reserve's July meeting hinted at a delay in further rate hikes, while palladium hit a fresh 16-year high. Spot gold was up 0.4 percent at $1,287.90 per ounce by 0700 GMT, after gaining nearly 1 percent the previous day. U.S.

PRECIOUS-Gold edges up after gaining on softer dollar

Gold edged up early Thursday, extending gains from the previous session, as the dollar remained subdued after minutes from the Federal Reserve's July meeting hinted at a delay in further rate hikes. FUNDAMENTALS * Spot gold was up 0.4 percent at $1,287.21 per ounce by 0110 GMT, after gaining nearly 1 percent the previous day. * U.S. gold futures for December delivery rose 0.8 percent to $1,293.30 per ounce. * The U.S. doll

PRECIOUS-Gold treads lower ahead of Fed minutes

Gold prices tread lower on Wednesday as the dollar steadied, with investors awaiting minutes from the U.S. Federal Reserve's last meeting in July for clues on the pace of potential interest rate hikes. Spot gold had slipped 0.2 percent to $1,269.11 per oun

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Trump fires controversial chief strategist Bannon

WASHINGTON/HAGERSTOWN, Md. President Donald Trump on Friday fired Stephen Bannon as his chief strategist in the latest high-level White House shake-up, removing a powerful and controversial figure known for far-right political views.