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PRECIOUS-Gold prices firm on weaker dollar, equities

Gold prices firmed on Wednesday on lower equities and a weaker U.S. dollar after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi hinted the ECB could trim its stimulus this year. FUNDAMENTALS * Spot gold had risen 0.2 percent to $1,249.17 per ounce by 0049 GMT. * U.S. gold futures for August delivery climbed 0.2 percent to $1,249.40 per ounce. * The U.S. dollar slid to 10-month lows against the euro on Tuesday after the ECB'

PRECIOUS-Gold inches down on firmer dollar ahead of Yellen speech

Gold edged down on Tuesday on a firmer dollar ahead of a speech by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, which may give clues on the pace of possible interest rate hikes by the U.S. central bank. FUNDAMENTALS * Spot gold had fallen 0.2 percent to $1,241.11 per ounce by 0046 GMT. It hit a near six-week low of $1,236.46 in the previous session. * U.S. gold futures for August delivery dropped 0.3 percent to $1,241.90 per ounce.

PRECIOUS-Gold falls 1 pct to hit near six-week low

Gold prices fell one percent to hit their lowest in near six weeks on Monday, amid a stronger dollar and rise in Asian shares, ahead of a flurry of U.S. data due this week. "This sharp depreciation, which lacks any fundamental drivers on a relatively quiet trading day has left inv

PRECIOUS-Gold hits 1-week high on dollar, political uncertainty

Gold prices climbed to one-week highs on Friday, boosted by a lower dollar and economic and political uncertainty around the world, but the prospect of further interest rate rises in the United States limited gains. Spot gold was up 0.6 percent at $1,257.1 an ounce at 1320 GMT after earlier touch


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