Gold settled near its lowest in two months on Monday, pressured by a stronger U.S. dollar and a rally in global financial markets.
CHICAGO, Aug 25- CME Group Inc, the world's largest futures exchange operator, said it halted trading on its electronic platform for four hours on Monday because of a technical issue resulting from planned software reconfigurations.
CHICAGO, Aug 25- CME Group Inc, the largest U.S. futures exchange operator, said on Monday that a technical issue resulting from planned software reconfigurations had caused its latest electronic trading outage. The reconfigurations were made over the weekend as part of "ongoing technology enhancement projects," CME said in a statement.
Gold settled higher on Friday as U.S. equities slipped, but gains were limited by fears over deflation.
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Gold dropped as investors nervously awaited the Fed's policy statement, with political tensions in Ukraine failing to prompt heavy safe-haven bids.
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