Tuesday, 6 August 2019 21:13 WIB |
PRECIOUS METALS |GOLDEMAS
Gold prices held near six-year highs Tuesday as words and action from People's Bank of China reassured markets that it wouldn't let the yuan fall sharply.
Spot gold gained $1.72, or 0.1%, to $1,465.61 by 9:12 AM ET (13:12 GMT), pulling back from the intraday high of $1,474.99, its most expensive level since May 2013.
In other metals trading, silver futures gained 0.2% to $16.427 a troy ounce by 9:15 AM ET (13:15 GMT).
Palladium futures rose 1.1% to $1,432.10 an ounce, while sister metal platinum dropped 0.4% to $854.50.
In base metals, copper traded up 0.9% to $2.568 a pound.