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Sumita Layek

PRECIOUS-Gold ticks higher as virus fears boost appeal; focus on U.S. jobs data

Jul 02 2021

July 2 Gold inched up on Friday, as concerns over the spread of the coronavirus' Delta variant boosted bullion's appeal, while investors awaited U.S. non-farm payrolls data as it might influence the timing of a shift in the Federal Reserve's policy stance.

PRECIOUS-Gold gains on Delta variant worries ahead of key U.S. jobs data

Jul 01 2021

* France delays COVID-19 restrictions easing due to Delta variant

PRECIOUS-Gold eyes biggest monthly drop since 2016 on hawkish Fed

Jun 30 2021

* Platinum eyes worst quarter and month since March last year

PRECIOUS-Gold eases on firm dollar, Fed officials' hawkish views

Jun 29 2021

June 29 Gold prices edged lower on Tuesday to hover near a one-week low hit in the previous session, weighed down by a firm dollar and concerns that the U.S. Federal Reserve will tighten its monetary policy sooner than expected.

PRECIOUS-Gold stuck in tight range on mixed signals from Fed officials

Jun 28 2021

June 28 Gold prices were trapped in a tight range on Monday as investors remained wary over mixed signals from U.S. Federal Reserve officials on monetary policy tightening despite weaker-than-expected inflation data.

UPDATE 2-Texas grid asks residents to conserve power as heatwave hits

Jun 14 2021

June 14 Texas's embattled electrical grid operator warned residents to cut electricity use "as much as possible" for the rest of this week, as several days of heat over 90 degrees Fahrenheit (32°C), combined with generation outages, could strain the grid even before summer officially starts.

Indian May fuel demand hits 9-month low as COVID-19 stalls activity

Jun 09 2021

(Reuters) -India's fuel demand slumped in May to its lowest since August last year with a second COVID-19 wave stalling mobility and muting economic activity in the world's third largest oil consumer.

Indian May fuel demand hits 9-month low as COVID-19 stalls activity

Jun 09 2021

India's fuel demand slumped in May to its lowest since August last year with a second COVID-19 wave stalling mobility and muting economic activity in the world's third largest oil consumer.

Gold rebounds as U.S. non-farm payrolls fall short of expectations

Jun 04 2021

Gold rebounded from a more than two-week low on Friday after U.S. nonfarm payrolls did not rise as much as expected, although bullion was still on course to register its biggest weekly decline since March.

PRECIOUS-Gold rebounds as U.S. non-farm payrolls fall short of expectations

Jun 04 2021

* Gold to trade between $1,855-$1,920/oz- analyst (Updates prices)

World News

IMF chief says Omicron could dent global economic growth

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -The International Monetary Fund is likely to lower its global economic growth estimates due to the new Omicron variant of the coronavirus, the global lender's chief said at the Reuters Next conference on Friday in another sign of the turmoil unleashed by the ever-changing pandemic.