Gold futures prices fell Thursday and were at risk of settling lower for a fourth time in five days as the U.S. dollar gained ahead of the latest policy update from the Federal Reserve.
December gold was down $3.10, or 0.3%, at $1,225.50 an ounce, so far logging about a 0.6% drop for the week. December silver fell 6 cents, or 0.4%, to $14.51 an ounce, and has fallen 1.7% for the week to date.
In other metals trade, January platinum fell 0.4% to $875 an ounce, while December palladium fell 1.2% to $1,106.40 an ounce. December copper fell 1.2% at $2.720 a pound.