India’s gold imports plunged more than 73 percent year-on-year in March to their lowest in 6-1/2 years as record domestic prices and a lockdown to curb the outbreak squeezed retail demand
Gold prices slip from near-7-year high amid de-escalation of tensions in West Asia; investors book profit
Gold, considered a safe asset in times of political and economic uncertainty, had jumped in the last two sessions on concerns of a wider conflict after a US airstrike killed Iran’s top military commander Qassem Soleimani last week
Spot gold rose 0.3 percent to $1,514.56 per ounce by 0112 GMT. Prices hit their highest since 1 November at $1,515.09 on Friday.
Gold gains as US, China kick off new round of tariffs; trade war escalation, fears of global downturn sees $100 rise in yellow metal in August
Demand for gold as safe-haven surged after the United States and China launched fresh tit-for-tat tariffs on each others goods
Gold retraces from two-week peak as investors lock in profits; Fed may lower interest rates by 25 basis points
Spot gold was down 0.3% at $1,422.68 per ounce after hitting its highest since 3 July at $1,428.40.
China, the world’s biggest gold consumer, raised its gold reserves by 0.6 percent to 60.62 million ounces by end-March, central bank data showed.
Gold hits two-week high as investors opt for safe-haven metal after British lawmakers reject Brexit deal
Spot gold was up 0.2 percent at $1,304.26 per ounce after touching its highest since 1 March at $1,305.69 earlier in the session.
Gold hovers near five-week lows as firm dollar, optimism over likely US-China trade deal dent appeal
Spot gold was up 0.2 percent to $1,288.46 per ounce, after slipping to $1,282.50 in the previous session, its lowest since 25 January.
Gold had hit a 10-month high of $1,346.73 on Wednesday, but minutes from the Fed’s January policy meeting indicated there might in fact be a rate hike this year, erasing gains in gold.
Gold rose on Monday to its highest level in a month because of weakness in the dollar plus a further decline in oil prices, which sparked safe-haven bids for the precious metal.
Bullion tumbled to a six-month low around $1,185 on December 20 after the Fed's decision to scale back its bond-buying stimulus prompted a sell-off.