Gold prices were firm near a 10-month peak on Thursday, with the dollar holding steady in the wake of minutes from the latest U.S. Federal Reserve meeting that rekindled expectations of a possible rate hike later in the year.
Spot gold had gained 0.1 percent to $1,339.99 per ounce by 0054 GMT, having touched $1,346.73 per ounce in the previous session, its highest level since April 20.
U.S. gold futures were down 0.4 percent at $1,342.5 per ounce.
Palladium rose 0.3 percent to $1,493, having reached a record level of $1,500 an ounce in the previous session.
Source : Reuters