SINGAPORE, Oct 6- Gold was holding just below its highest in a week on Tuesday as investors bet last week's sluggish U.S. nonfarm payrolls data would deter the Federal Reserve from hiking rates this year. *Spot gold was little changed at $1,135.10 an ounce by 0033 GMT. *Meanwhile, SPDR Gold Trust, the world's largest gold-backed exchange-traded fund, said its...» Read More
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