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Gold punched by profit-taking, trade creeps limit loses

On Friday gold rates plunged as traders booked benefit after the EU created another Brexit agreement with Britain, yet a floor was held underrates by vulnerabilities over exchange talks and the worldwide economy.

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Spot gold edged down somewhere around 0.1 percent to $1,490.05 an ounce at 0722 GMT. U.S. gold futures tumbled 0.4 percent to $1,493.

The EU supported another Brexit agreement with Britain on Thursday, inciting an uptick in Asian stocks in the morning exchange. Yet, gains were limited by frustrating monetary development figures from China.

The greenback equity indicator at an almost eight-week low has likewise bolstered gold.

ANZ Bank said it anticipates that gold should be bolstered by raised macroeconomic and geopolitical threats, with rates for under-provided platinum group metals liable to push higher.

Palladium advanced by 0.2 percent to $1,762.91 an ounce, a day after touching a record high of $1,783.21. The autocatalyst metal gained 3.7 percent during the week and headed for its best since the seven-day stretch of Sept. 13.

Platinum slipped 0.2 percent at $885.40 while silver dropped 0.1 percent to $17.51.


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