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BARCELONA, Spain Open interest on the London Metal Exchange's (LME) precious metals contracts has topped 3 million ounces of gold, the exchange said, as it tries to muscle into a futures business dominated by rival CME Group.
NEW YORK/LONDON Gold rose to a two-and-a-half-week high on Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump warned he might ultimately end a 2015 nuclear agreement with Iran and after weak U.S. inflation data undermined the case for interest rate rises.
LONDON The London Metal Exchange expects three more clearing members to join its precious metals contracts by year-end and is looking to expand trading around its gold and silver reference prices, Chief Executive Matthew Chamberlain told Reuters on Tuesday.
NEW YORK/LONDON Gold on Tuesday rose above a seven-week low as the U.S. dollar came off its highs.
NEW YORK/LONDON Gold rebounded above a six-week low on Thursday, as the dollar turned lower and ushered in short-covering. Bullion was earlier pressured on proposed U.S. tax reforms and strong economic data that supported the case for another U.S. interest rate hike this year.
LONDON Scarce supplies, a surge in speculative interest and inventories at 8-year lows have driven zinc prices up by more than 20 percent this year to their highest in 10 years.
LONDON ICE Benchmark Administration, a unit of Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) , will take over as operator of London's silver benchmark on Oct. 2, a week later than planned, the exchange said on Thursday.
LONDON Gold prices were steady on Wednesday, aided by a weaker dollar ahead of a U.S. Federal Reserve policy announcement at 1800 GMT that could signal whether it will raise interest rates for a third time this year.
LONDON Gold dipped on Wednesday, erasing earlier slim gains as the dollar index moved into positive territory, though a retreat in global stocks after Tuesday's record high kept the metal hemmed within a narrow range.
LONDON Gold prices fell on Monday from the previous session's 13-month high as relief that North Korea did not conduct a missile test over the weekend helped to lift global stocks, the U.S. dollar and bond yields.