NEW YORK/ LONDON, March 5- Gold eased on Thursday, changing direction and falling below $1,200 an ounce as short-covering dried up after buoying prices following the European Central Bank's announcement that it will lift its 2016 inflation forecast. Gold is usually viewed as a hedge against inflation. "The short-covering petered out and that's led to the market...» Read More
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