Gold prices eased early on Monday, after registering a second consecutive weekly fall last week, as the U.S. dollar firmed and as the euro edged lower on political uncertainty in Germany.
Spot gold dipped 0.4 percent to $1,292.40 per ounce at 0029 GMT. It fell about 1.7 percent last week in what was its second straight weekly fall.
U.S. gold futures for December delivery fell 0.2 percent to $1,295.30 per ounce.
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Tokyo stocks opened moderately higher Monday on a weaker yen as traders kept a close eye on Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's expected announcement of snap elections.
The bellwether Nikkei 225 index rose 0.66 percent, or 132.98 points, to 20,429.43 in early trade while the broader Topix index was up 0.52 percent, or 8.67 points, at 1,673.28.
Gold declines as dollar steadies, euro weakens after German elections, and as concerns over North Korean tensions fade.
Bullion for immediate delivery as much as -0.6% to $1,289.62/oz, and trades at $1,293.34 at 1:35pm in Singapore, according to Bloomberg generic pricing. Metal -1.7% last week to cap second weekly decline.
On Shanghai Futures Exchange gold for Dec. delivery -0.2% to 277.40 yuan/gram. Silver for Dec. -0.2% to 3,859 yuan/kg.
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Bullion for immediate delivery as much as weakened 0.6% to $1,289.62/oz. Gold traded at $1,296.02 at 10:50am in London: Bloomberg generic pricing. This metal fell 1.7% last week to cap second weekly decline. Bloomberg Dollar Spot Index rose 0.2%; Euro fell 0.4%.
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