* Gold fails to hold above 200-day moving average * Silver falls from 3-1/2-mth high * Better prospects for palladium than for platinum -analyst (Recasts, update prices; adds comment, second byline, NEW YORK dateline) By Marcy Nicholson and Pratima Desai NEW YORK/LONDON, Feb 27 Gold fell after tapping a 3-1/2-month high on Monday as U.S. Treasury yields rose and investors waited for U.S. President Donald Trump to outline plans for tax cuts, infrastructure spendi
* Investors eye Trump speech to Congress on Tuesday * Spot gold seen rising to $1,278 an ounce -technicals * Speculators raise gold longs to highest in nearly 3 months (Updates prices) By Sethuraman N R Feb 27 Gold prices held firm on Monday near 3-1/2 month highs hit in the previous session, with investors waiting for greater clarity on President Donald Trump's economic policy. Spot gold was little changed at $1,256.93 per ounce at 0701 GMT. The meta
Feb 27 Gold prices held firm on Monday near 3-1/2-month highs hit in the previous session as investors await more clarity on President Donald Trump's economic policy. FUNDAMENTALS * Spot gold was little changed at $1,256.61 per ounce at 0034 GMT. The metal hit its highest since Nov. 11 at $1,260.10 in the previous session. * U.S. gold futures were also steady at $1,257.70. * Investors are looking towards U.S. President Donald Trump'
* Dollar hits one week low then pares losses * Silver on track for ninth straight weekly gain * Platinum hits highest in nearly 5 months * Graphic: Asset returns in 2017: http://tmsnrt.rs/2jvdmXl (Updates prices; adds comment, second byline, NEW YORK dateline) By Marcy Nicholson and Maytaal Angel NEW YORK/LONDON, Feb 24 Gold reached its highest in 3-1/2 months on Friday as the dollar fell to a one-week low after the new U.S. Treasury chief poured cold water
* Spot gold may gain more to $1,278/oz - techs * Silver on track for ninth straight weekly gain (Adds details, quotes) By Arpan Varghese Feb 24 Gold hit its highest in about 3-1/2-months on Friday, on a weaker dollar and as uncertainties surrounding U.S. President Donald Trump's policies and elections in Europe fueled safe-haven demand. Spot gold was up 0.4 percent at $1,254.10 per ounce at 0809 GMT, after touching its highest since Nov. 11 at $1,254.31 e
Feb 24 Gold prices held steady on Friday near 3-1/2-month highs hit in the previous session following tempered expectations of a U.S. rate hike in March, and as investors awaited clarity on President Donald Trump's economic policy. FUNDAMENTALS * Spot gold inched down 0.1 percent to $1,248.21 per ounce at 0054 GMT. The metal, which hit $1,251.14, the highest since Nov. 11, in the previous session, is on track to end the week up 1.1 percent. * U.
* Gold hits highest since Nov. 11 * Fed minutes reduce expectations of March rate hike * Investors look to Trump's address to Congress on Feb. 28 * GRAPHIC-2017 asset returns: http://tmsnrt.rs/2jvdmXl (Updates prices; adds comment, byline, NEW YORK dateline) By Marcy Nicholson and Peter Hobson NEW YORK/LONDON, Feb 23 Gold prices rose 1 percent to a 3-1/2-month high on Thursday after minutes from the latest Federal Reserve policy meeting further dampened expe
* Spot gold remains neutral in $1,233-$1,240/oz range-technicals * Investors await Trump's address to Congress next week (Updates prices, adds comment) By Arpan Varghese Feb 23 Gold prices were steady on Thursday, supported by uncertainty surrounding U.S. President Donald Trump's economic policy after Wednesday's Federal Reserve minutes failed to give the market much direction, despite its support for interest rate hikes. "Gold continues to tread water post the
Feb 23 Gold prices held steady on Thursday as the U.S. dollar firmed following overnight losses after the release of minutes from the last U.S. Federal Reserve meeting, which suggested a cautious approach to interest rate hikes. FUNDAMENTALS * Spot gold had crept down 0.1 percent to $1,236.30 per ounce at 0109 GMT, while U.S. gold futures rose 0.4 percent to $1,237.6. * Many Fed policymakers said it may be appropriate to raise interest ra
* Higher interest rates boost opportunity cost of holding bullion * Goldman Sachs sees higher rates weighing on gold (Recasts with Fed minutes; updates prices; adds comment, second byline, NEW YORK dateline) By Marcy Nicholson and Eric Onstad NEW YORK/LONDON, Feb 22 Gold turned higher as the dollar shifted lower on Wednesday, after minutes from the last U.S. Federal Reserve meeting showed uncertainty among policymakers about the new Trump administration's economic p