Gold prices fell sharply Friday against a strengthening dollar, following a jobs report showing the US economy created more jobs than expected in January, while signs of wage growth lifted investor expectations for a faster pace of rate hikes. Gold futures for February delivery on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange rose […]

Gold prices ended lower on Friday but remained in sight of the previous day’s 17-month peak as the U.S. dollar was pressured by data pointing to slower U.S. economic growth and comments by a senior U.S. official backing a weaker currency. Gold futures for February delivery settled down 1.06% at $1,348.40 on the Comex division […]

Gold prices continued to fall on Friday, after the dollar got a boost from comments by U.S. President Donald Trump. Prices began to fall on Thursday after President Trump said he wanted to see a stronger dollar and expressed optimism that the battered U.S. currency would strengthen. On Friday, February gold fell $8.60, or 0.6%, […]

Gold prices edged lower to start the week on Monday, as investors took a relatively calm view of the partial shutdown of the U.S. federal government. Comex gold futures were at $1,331.10 a troy ounce by 3:20AM ET (0820GMT), down around $2.00, or 0.2%, from the last session’s closing price. Meanwhile, silver futures inched down […]

Gold prices moved higher on Wednesday as the dollar dropped to one-and-a-half month lows against the yen amid speculation that the Bank of Japan could move to scale back its massive stimulus program later this year. Comex gold futures were trading at $1,315.20 a troy ounce by 04:59 AM ET (09:59 AM GMT), up around […]

Gold prices continued to rise Tuesday for an eighth session in a row, settling at their highest level since September. Prices got a boost from a weaker dollar, with the ICE U.S. Dollar Index down a fifth-straight session, and concerns surrounding protests in Iran feeding safe-haven demand for the precious metal. February gold added $6.80, […]

Gold futures prices trudged higher Thursday, trading at a one-month high after gaining in all but two sessions over the past two-plus weeks. Copper, fueled by hopes for strong 2018 demand from top consumer China, continued its run higher, trading at four-year highs. Metals rose as a leading dollar index fell, making dollar-priced gold more […]