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PRECIOUS-Gold prices sink to 19-month low amid strong dollar

Gold prices shed over one percent on Thursday to hit their lowest in more than 19 months, with the U.S. dollar holding steady near a recent peak as concerns about a Turkey crisis and China's economic health weighed on emerging market currencies.

DIARY-Emerging Markets Economic Events to Sept 28

Today in Washington ----------------------------------------------------------- This Diary is filed daily. ** Indicates new events ----------------------------------------------------------- THURSDAY, AUGUST 16 LIMA - Peruvian Finance Minister Carlos Oliva speaks at business forum. SYDNEY - Appearance by Reserve Bank of Australia Governor Philip Lowe before the House of Representatives' Standing Committee on Economics - 2330 GMT. MUMBAI, India - The Reserve Bank of India will release the August

DIARY-Top Economic Events to Sept 28

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Trump loosens limits on when U.S. can deploy cyber weapons: WSJ

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump took steps on Wednesday to loosen limits on when the U.S. government can deploy cyber weapons against adversaries, reversing Obama-era guidelines, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday.