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The threat of a year of industrial action at South Africa's platinum mines will not affect the market for the metal, an HSBC analyst said.
Gold settled about 1 percent lower on Tuesday amid higher equities and worries that physical demand could ease due to the recent rally.
The president of South Africa's main trade union for platinum workers told CNBC that miners were treated like slaves, after ordering strikes that will start on Thursday.
Gold climbed to its highest in nearly six weeks on Monday as a dip in equities lifted the metal's safe-haven appeal and improved investor confidence.
Some analysts say gold will enjoy a mild rebound this year.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Nat gas futures were up following last week's record-low temperatures.
Gold ended higher, after mixed US economic numbers weighed on the dollar, but the metal was still seen vulnerable to further losses.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Crude futures were up today as the EIA showed a bigger than expected drawdown in inventories.
Commodity fund managers face an uphill struggle persuading investors to return to the unloved sector after an abject year.
Gold closed lower after strong US data and optimistic global growth prospects prompted a rally in the dollar and equities.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks at where oil and precious metals are likely headed tomorrow.
Gold will likely continue to profit from a flight to safety in the aftermath of a surprisingly weak December U.S. jobs report, CNBC's latest survey of bullion market sentiment shows.
Gold settled lower on Tuesday due to a rise in equities and uncertainty over the U.S. growth outlook after a disappointing jobs report last week.
CNBC's Bertha Coombs discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Energy inventory numbers are coming, and while things look bearish for oil, they should be bullish for nat gas.
We are seeing weak demand for the precious metal, says Kathleen Kelley, Queen Anne's Gate Capital Management, explaining why she suggests shorting gold in the new year, and likes the play in copper.
Piers Curran, head of trading at Amplify Trading, says that while gold got "annihilated" in 2013, it should rebound in 2014.
Gold settled higher near an earlier one-month high, with a rally sparked by last week's weak jobs data running out of steam.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks ahead to where oil and precious metals are likely headed next week.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports gold prices saw a nice pop after disappointing jobs data.
Scott Carter, CEO of Lear Capital, says dovish Fed policy and market complacency over the strength of the U.S. economy will prove bullish for gold in the coming year.