Gold gained for the first time in four days as global equities decline and markets digest data from China showing the country's economic growth is slowing.
Spot gold gained 0.3% to $1,284.61. Bloomberg Spot Dollar Index up 0.1%
The International Monetary Fund cut its forecast for the world economy, predicting it will grow at the weakest pace in three years in 2019 and warning fresh trade tensions would spell further trouble. This follows GDP data from China on Monday that showed its slowest expansion since the 2009 financial crisis last quarter.