Oct 16 Gold rose on Wednesday on concerns that
Washington's stance on Hong Kong could hamper trade negotiations
between the United States and China and as investors awaited a
key Brexit summit, but bullion's gains were overshadowed by
deficit-hit palladium as it again set a record.
* SPDR Gold Holdings near 3-year highs
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Oct 14 Gold gained on Monday as optimism over a
potential U.S.-China trade deal waned, while palladium notched
an all-time high driven by short supplies of the auto-catalyst
Oct 11 Gold prices fell 1% on Friday, on track
for a weekly loss, as optimism around the U.S.-China trade talks
and the possibility of a Brexit deal diminished some save-haven
interest in bullion, while palladium scaled a new record peak.
Oct 8 Gold prices gained on Tuesday, bouncing
off a one-week low touched earlier in the session, as
uncertainties over U.S.-China trade talks and Brexit drove a
decline in stock markets and prompted investors to seek refuge
in the safe-haven metal.
* Specs slash bullish bets on COMEX gold -CFTC
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* GRAPHIC-2019 metals performance: http://tmsnrt.rs/2jvdmXl
Palladium soared to an all-time high on Friday, with producers locking in stocks of the auto-catalyst metal squeezed by a sustained supply shortage, while gold firmed en route to its first weekly gain in four supported by Middle East tensions.
Palladium peaked to an all-time high on Thursday, while gold gained on a weaker dollar and as investors looked for clarity on future U.S. interest rates after the Federal Reserve on Wednesday signalled a higher bar to further monetary easing.
* U.S., Chinese trade deputies to resume talks on Thursday