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PRECIOUS-Gold recovers from 4-month low, tracks oil price rally

1:42pm BST

* Speculators switched to net short in COMEX gold last week - CFTC

Sporadic violence as millions vote in second phase of India's mammoth election

18 Apr 2019

BENGALURU/NEW DELHI Millions of voters across swathes of southern India cast ballots on Thursday in the second phase of a mammoth, staggered general election, as sporadic violence flared in the east and the insurgency-wracked state of Jammu and Kashmir.

PRECIOUS-Gold inches up as sluggish euro zone data rekindles growth fears

18 Apr 2019

* U.S. retail sales data due at 1230 GMT (Updates prices, adds details)

Gold holds near four-month low as China data lifts riskier assets

17 Apr 2019

Gold prices on Wednesday held near 4-1/2-month lows touched in the previous session as economic data from China tempered concerns about global growth, boosting risk appetite.

PRECIOUS-Gold holds near four-month low as China data lifts riskier assets

17 Apr 2019

* SPDR Gold holdings down 4.5 pct so far this year (Updates prices)

PRECIOUS-Gold hits near 3-month low as easing growth concerns lift equities

16 Apr 2019

* SPDR gold holdings slip to lowest since early Nov (Updates prices, adds comment)

PRECIOUS-Gold eases to 1-week low as trade optimism lifts risk sentiment

15 Apr 2019

April 15 Gold prices fell on Monday to a more than one-week low as progress in U.S.-China trade talks lifted risk sentiment, taking the sheen off safe-haven bullion even as the dollar weakened.

PRECIOUS-Gold steady on falling dollar, eyes first weekly gain in three weeks

12 Apr 2019

April 12 A weaker dollar helped gold prices to steady on Friday, after bullion fell more than 1 percent in the previous session, and the metal was heading for its first weekly gain in three weeks on dovish central banks and tumultuous stock markets.

PRECIOUS-Gold sheds over 1% as strong U.S. data lifts dollar

11 Apr 2019

* U.S. March producer prices rise, jobless claims fall (Updates prices)

India rice prices dip; drought fears spur domestic buying in Thailand

11 Apr 2019

BENGALURU Rice export prices in top exporter India edged lower this week due to sluggish demand, while fears of a drought this year supported up domestic buying in Thailand.

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