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PRECIOUS-Gold prices inch down on firmer dollar

Gold prices slipped on Friday on a stronger dollar and the yellow metal was on track for its sharpest weekly drop in 2-1/2 months. FUNDAMENTALS * Spot gold was down 0.2 percent at $1,329.16 an ounce at 0127 GMT. Prices gained 0.6 percent in the previous session, in their biggest one-day percentage rise since Feb. 14. * The precious metal was on track for its biggest weekly fall since the week ended Dec. 8, 2017. * U.S. gold futures

PRECIOUS-Gold dips on steady dollar, U.S. interest rate outlook

Gold prices edged lower for the fifth straight session on Thursday as the dollar was bolstered by minutes of the last U.S. Federal Reserve meeting that showed policymakers backed further interest rate hikes. "The high interest rate environment would be key driver that would drive gold prices lower

PRECIOUS-Gold prices flat, U.S. interest rate outlook weighs

Gold prices were flat on Thursday, weighed down as minutes from the last U.S. Federal Reserve meeting showed policymakers confident in the need to keep raising interest rates. FUNDAMENTALS * Spot gold was largely flat at $1,323.73 an ounce at 0108 GMT, a day after it fell to its lowest in a week at 1,322.20. The precious metal has dropped 1.7 percent so far this week. * U.S. gold futures were down 0.3 percent at $1,328.1 per ounce.

PRECIOUS-Gold steadies ahead of Fed minutes after steep slide

Gold steadied on Wednesday after its biggest one-day slide in 2-1/2 months as investors awaited the minutes of the Federal Reserve's latest policy meeting later for clues on the outlook for U.S. interest rates. Fresh gains in the dollar, however

PRECIOUS-Gold falls further as higher yields prop up dollar

Gold extended its fall on Wednesday as the dollar remained strong on rising treasury yields, while investors awaited the minutes of the U.S. Federal Reserve's last policy meeting for cues on the pace of interest rate hikes this year. FUNDAMENTALS * Spot gold had slipped by 0.1 percent to $1,328.65 an ounce at 0130 GMT and was down for a fourth straight session. Prices fell 1.3 percent on Tuesday, in their biggest one-day percentage decline since Dec. 7