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Tuesday, 16 October 2018 15:24 WIB

Gold trades near highest since end-July after dollar drops amid geopolitical tensions, including flare-up between Trump administration and Saudi Arabia, which may see U.S. officials duck the ˜Davos in the Desert™ investment conference in the wake of disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Bullion prices decisively topped $1,200 an ounce last week, with investments in ETFs and gold equities also rising. The U.S.-China trade war and uncertainty over Brexit are adding to the haven bid. Gold for immediate delivery flat at $1,227.11/oz at 7:38am in London. Source : Bloomberg

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Gold futures rose Monday, heading back toward territory last reached in late July, as stock markets indicated more red on the terminals and a leading dollar index declined. December gold was up $12.80, or 1.1%, to $1,234.80 an ounce. A close at this level would be the highest since the third week of July, according to FactSet charting. Meanwhile, December silver rose 14 cents, or 1%, to $14.775 an ounce. For last week, gold climbed 1.4%”its second weekly rise in a row, while silver ended the week roughly 0.1% lower. Marketwatch

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Gold Advances, Tests Territory Last Visited in July
Monday, 15 October 2018 19:29 WIB | GOLD EMAS

Gold futures rose Monday, heading back toward territory last reached in late July, as stock markets indicated more red on the terminals and a leading dollar index declined. December gold was up $12.80, or 1.1%, to $1,234.80 an ounce. A close at this level would be the highest since the third week of July, according to FactSet charting. Meanwhile, December silver rose 14 cents, or 1%, to $14.775 an ounce. For last week, gold climbed 1.4%”its second weekly rise in a row, while silver ended the week roughly 0.1% lower. Source : Market Watch

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PRECIOUS METALS
Gold Trades Near Highest Since End-July on Dollar, Haven Bid
Tuesday, 16 October 2018 15:24 WIB

Gold trades near highest since end-July after dollar drops amid geopolitical tensions, including flare-up between Trump administration and Saudi Arabia, which may see U.S. officials duck the...

ENERGY
Oil Holds Gain Above $71 as Traders Assess U.S.-Saudi Conflict
Tuesday, 16 October 2018 14:27 WIB

Oil held above $71 a barrel as traders assessed tensions between the U.S. and Saudi Arabia after the disappearance of a regime critic threatened to damage relations between the two...

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Tuesday, 16 October 2018 15:13 WIB

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