Gold drops for second day and heads for first weekly decline in three as bond yields rise and dollar firms amid signs of easing political tensions between the U.S and Russia. Palladium prices pull back.
Bullion for immediate delivery -0.4 at $1,340.38/oz at 10:49am in London: Bloomberg generic pricing; -0.4% this week.
Bloomberg Dollar Spot Index +0.3%; +0.7% this week
In other precious metals : Silver -0.9% to $17.0877/oz; +2.6% this week, Platinum -0.6% at $931.10/oz.
Source : Blooomberg