Gold was steady in thin holiday trading in Asia, after declining for two days, as the dollar retreated.
Spot gold +0.1% at $1,314.13/oz at 6:49am in London, after dropping 0.4% Monday. On Thursday, the metal reached $1,326.33, the highest since late April.
Stocks in Asia were mixed as markets across the region, including China, Hong Kong, Singapore, Taiwan, South Korea, Malaysia and Vietnam, were closed for part, or all, of the week to mark the start of the Lunar New Year.
Source : Bloomberg