Gold prices ended lower on Thursday as President Donald Trump's tweet that a trade deal with China is near rallied the stock market, dulling demand for the haven metal.
Gold prices had been trading higher early Thursday, with uncertainties surrounding a U.K. election and dovish stances by the Federal Reserve and the European Central Bank helping to provide support.
February gold fell by $2.70, or 0.2%, to settle at $1,472.30 an ounce, down significantly from the day's high of $1,491.60.
March silver added 10 cents, or 0.6%, at $16.949 an ounce, after a 0.9% gain on Wednesday. The metal notched a fourth consecutive gain.
Source : MarketWatch