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CNBC Utilities Page Gold Overview

  • Gold settled lower at $1,277.10 on Monday, extending last week's 7 percent slide as fears of a cash crunch in China spooked investors.

  • Gold settled higher at $1,292 on Friday after hitting near three-year lows sustaining its biggest weekly drop in almost two years after the U.S. central bank signaled an end to QE.

  • Gold settled down more than 6 percent Thursday as investors fled after the Federal Reserve gave a signal that it plans to end the era of easy money.

  • Gold hit its lowest in more than 2-1/2 years on Thursday, with investors exiting in droves after the Fed gave its most explicit signal yet that it plans to bring end QE.

  • Gold prices erased earlier gains on Wednesday as investors digested the possibility of tapering and the US dollar rose.

  • Gold futures settled lower at $1366 per ounce as U.S. equities rallied and bullion buyers took to the sidelines before the conclusion of a two-day Fed policy meeting.

  • Gold settled lower at $1,383 on Monday as a Wall Street rally decreased the need for safe-haven buying, with investors awaiting this week's US Fed meeting.

  • Gold settled higher at $1,387 an ounce on Friday, driven by resilient demand for coins and bars and a pullback in the US equities market lifted gold on the day and for the week.

  • Gold prices ended higher, as losses in US equities and a drop in the U.S. dollar prompted the metal to rebound from the previous session's three-week low.

  • Gold hit a near three-week low, ending lower as a lack of new economic stimulus from the Bank of Japan fueled worries that other central banks may also withdraw their support, denting bullion's inflation-hedge appeal.

  • Gold ended the day almost unchanged, taking a breather after dropping the most in a month in the previous session.

  • Gold fell around 2 percent, its biggest one-day drop in over three weeks, as funds dumped bullion after resilient U.S. jobs data suggested the Federal Reserve could begin to scale back its monetary stimulus later this year.

  • Gold rose, as the dollar's sharp drop and worries about an oversold equities market prompted investors to add positions in the safe-haven metal ahead of Friday's payrolls report.

  • Gold prices settled nearly flat. Earlier, prices rose after U.S. jobs data missed expectations, curbing speculation the Fed may start paring back its monthly bond-buying program.

  • Gold settled below $1,400 an ounce, extending losses on worries over demand in the world's largest consumer, India, after the government further restricted imports of the metal.

  • Gold settled more than 1 percent higher, after earlier hitting its highest in more than two weeks, boosted by a tumbling dollar and disappointing U.S. manufacturing data.

  • Gold fell more than 1% as data showing low inflation and improving consumer confidence dampened investor interest, with bullion on track to post sharp losses.

  • Gold rose around 1.5 percent on Thursday, buoyed by a fall in the dollar after weak U.S. economic data boosted prospects that the Fed will keep its monetary stimulus.

  • Gold edged up to settle at $1,391 on Wednesday, taking a cue from broad dollar losses and falling stock markets with residual support from strong Chinese physical buying.

  • Strong buying of physical bullion helped pare losses from an earlier gold decline caused by a dollar rise and technical selling, but the metal continued to feel pressure.