Gold rises in thin holiday trade

2020-12-25 19:39:59 GMT (Economies.com)
Gold rises in thin holiday trade

Gold prices rose on Friday, in calm trading while the US dollar held against its peers.

 

Stock and bond markets in several countries around the world are closed today in observance of the Christmas holidays, led by the US, Canada, Australia, Germany, the UK, France and Italy.

 

These markets will resume work next Monday, amid the continued focus on the latest updates regarding in the Covid-19 crisis.

 

Yesterday, gold February futures rose 0.3% or $5.10, and closed at $1,883.2 an ounce, but posted 0.3% weekly loss.

 

The dollar index held against a basket of major currencies at 90.2 points as of 18:31 GMT, after hitting a high of 90.4 points and a low of 90.2 points.

 

Gold spot futures rose 0.2% to $1882.6 an ounce as of 18:32 GMT, with today’s high at $1887.4, and the low at $1873.1.

 
 
 
  Symbol Last Change Chg.%
0.9802
0.0147
1.5193%
1.1165
0.0345
3.1856%
19.049
0.190
1.008%
80.050
0.756
0.953%
87.96
-0.53
0.60%
1664.495
19.135
1.163%
 
 
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