Investors managed to push gold higher Thursday instead of completely embracing risk, as doubts remained about whether the U.K. will get parliament ratification for its Brexit deal, but Turkey agreed to a ceasefire in Syria.
U.S. gold futures for December delivery settled up $4.30, or 0.3%, at $1,498.30 per ounce.
In post-settlement trade, gold futures were up just $1.45, or 0.1%, at $1,495.45, at 3:27 PM ET (19:27 GMT) after scaling $1,501.05 at the intraday high. Spot gold was up $1.83, or...
Hong Kong shares finished on a positive note Thursday as more weak US data raised hopes for another interest rate cut by the Federal Reserve.
The Hang Seng Index rose 0.69 percent, or 184.21 points, to 26,848.49.
The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index edged down 0.05 percent, or 1.38 points, to 2,977.33, while the Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, was barely changed, inching up 0.27 points to 1,635.92.
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Oil prices rose on Thursday as traders looked beyond a whopping jump in weekly U.S. crude inventories to focus on plummeting fuel stockpiles as the maintenance season for refineries caused an unusual deficit in oil products.
U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude settled up 57 cents, or 1%, at $53.93 per barrel.
U.K. Brent oil closed up 49 cents, or 0.8%, at $59.91.
An easing of geopolitical tensions in the Middle East also didn't keep oil down. Turkey has agreed to a five-day ceasefire in...
Gold prices held steady on Friday after Britain managed to eke out a deal for its exit from the European Union, lifting risk appetite, while a sluggish dollar provided support to the metal.
Spot gold was unchanged at $1,491.62 an ounce as of 00:57 GMT. U.S. gold futures shed 0.2% to $1,495.40 per ounce.
Asian shares inched higher following Britain's deal with the European Union, with MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan up 0.1%.
The dollar slipped to a near eight-week...
Wall Street advanced on Thursday as investor sentiment was buoyed by a string of corporate earnings beats and encouraging geopolitical developments.
A broad-based rally led all three major U.S. stock averages to moderate gains.
Britain and the European Union agreed to a severance deal, moving closer toward wrapping up three years of uncertainties after Britons voted to leave the bloc.
Upbeat statements from Beijing and Washington fueled hopes that a phased agreement could ease the...