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Gold prices rise as simmering US-China tensions over Hong Kong boost demand; ETF holdings reach fresh high
Business

Gold prices rise as simmering US-China tensions over Hong Kong boost demand; ETF holdings reach fresh high

The escalating tensions have increased interest in gold, which is seen as a safe investment during times of political and financial uncertainty.

Gold prices slip on rising dollar, equities; renewed Sino-US trade tensions restrict losses, silver falls 0.7%
Business

Gold prices slip on rising dollar, equities; renewed Sino-US trade tensions restrict losses, silver falls 0.7%

Spot gold was down 0.3 percent at $1,729.05 per ounce. US gold futures fell 0.4 percent to $1,729.40.

Gold set for third monthly gain; coronavirus pandemic fears lift rate-cut bets, epidemic may result in global, US recessions
Business

Gold set for third monthly gain; coronavirus pandemic fears lift rate-cut bets, epidemic may result in global, US recessions

Spot gold was unchanged at $1,642.03 per ounce. The metal was on track for a third straight monthly gain, advancing over 3.5 percent so far this month.

Gold rises to $1,473.04 per ounce as Sino-US trade deal doubts resurface; Donald Trump unlikely to rollback tariffs
Business

Gold rises to $1,473.04 per ounce as Sino-US trade deal doubts resurface; Donald Trump unlikely to rollback tariffs

Spot gold rose 0.2 percent to $1,473.04 per ounce. It had hit the highest level since 7 November at $1,475.40.

Gold rises on fresh Sino-US trade tensions, Fed rate cut bets; slightly weaker dollar helps yellow metal's gain
Business

Gold rises on fresh Sino-US trade tensions, Fed rate cut bets; slightly weaker dollar helps yellow metal's gain

Spot gold was up 0.3% at $1,407.69 per ounce. Gold has risen nearly 0.6% so far this week.

NASA wants you to help it map asteroid Bennu's surface for landing OSIRIS-REx spacecraft
science

NASA wants you to help it map asteroid Bennu's surface for landing OSIRIS-REx spacecraft

The rocky surface of the asteroid has surprised scientists, they need help finding the perfect landing spot for OSIRIS-REx.

Gold prices near four-month low as Fed Reserve stance boosts dollar; yellow metal on course for a weekly drop
Business

Gold prices near four-month low as Fed Reserve stance boosts dollar; yellow metal on course for a weekly drop

Spot gold was hardly changed at $1,272.01 per ounce. In the previous session, the yellow metal dropped to $1,265.85, its lowest since end-December.

Gold inches down, loses lustre amid expectation of Fed rate hike; investors focus on US-China trade negotiations
Business

Gold inches down, loses lustre amid expectation of Fed rate hike; investors focus on US-China trade negotiations

Gold prices are heading for a fifth straight monthly fall, which would make it the precious metal’s longest losing streak since early 2013.

The neutron star collision detected by LIGO has left behind a debris field for scientist to comb through
News & Analysis

The neutron star collision detected by LIGO has left behind a debris field for scientist to comb through

"It's now clear that binary neutron stars are a source of the short gamma ray bursts," though there may be other origins too.

Microsoft's cybercriminal hunters track down elusive 'Platinum' hacking group
News & Analysis

Microsoft's cybercriminal hunters track down elusive 'Platinum' hacking group

Microsoft tracks down a group of hackers in southeast and south Asia who used Microsoft's own OS patching service to compromise computers.

CES 2016: Samsung Gear S2 to be iOS compatible; gold, platinum variants unveiled
News & Analysis

CES 2016: Samsung Gear S2 to be iOS compatible; gold, platinum variants unveiled

Samsung has revealed at CES 2016 that the Gear 2 smartwatch will soon be compatible with iOS devices as well.

Is gold-obsessed India now lapping up platinum?
Economy

Is gold-obsessed India now lapping up platinum?

India has emerged as the fourth largest consumer of platinum jewellery in the world and a trade expert noted that the discerning Indian woman seeks designs based on international trends merged with Indian motifs.

Gold steady ahead of Fed policy meet, platinum nears 5-month high
Economy

Gold steady ahead of Fed policy meet, platinum nears 5-month high

The Fed is due to conclude a two-day policy meeting later in the day, with expectations that it will launch a third round of quantitative easing running high.

Bullion markets shut for 3 days, protest duty hike on gold
Economy

Bullion markets shut for 3 days, protest duty hike on gold

<br /><br /> The basic customs duty on standard gold bar, gold coins of purity exceeding 99.5 percent and platinum would be increased from 2 percent to 4 percent.

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Google Encourages Reading News With Google Badges

If you’re an avid follower of news, irrespective of the beat and spend a considerable chunk of your online time rummaging through articles, then this might interest you.

FirstPost on Business: Platinum glitters in India
Business

FirstPost on Business: Platinum glitters in India

Platinum is the newest craze in the price-wrecked Indian jewellery market; Saraswat Co-operative Bank looks for an acquisition in Karnataka