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Gold edges lower as risk appetite grows

On Friday gold rates edged lower as U.S. President Donald Trump's comments on advancement in Sino-U.S. exchange talks lifted risk craving, while palladium was set to end a three-day series of wins following contacting a record high in the past session.

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Spot gold slipped 0.2 percent at $1,491.12 per ounce, starting at 0105 GMT. U.S. gold futures plunged 0.2 percent to $1,498.50.

Spot palladium shed 0.1 percent to $1,698.06 per ounce, following hitting an unequaled pinnacle of $1,704.59 on Thursday.

Negotiators could consent to low-level "early harvest" concessions to issues, for example, monetary standards and copyright insurances, in spite of expanded aggravations between the world's two biggest economies, a U.S. Council of Commerce authority informed by the two sides said.

SPDR Gold Trust, the world's biggest gold-backed trade exchanged reserve, said its possessions tumbled 0.22 percent to 921.71 tonnes on Thursday from 923.76 tonnes on Wednesday.

HSBC Bank stated it figures to end of year gold rates for 2019 and 2020 at $1,555 per ounce and $1,605 per ounce respectively.

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