The price of gold rose to a one-year peak on Thursday after the dollar tumbled on the back of weak U.S. jobs data and an unchanged growth and inflation outlook from the European Central Bank.
Spot gold climbed to an intraday peak of $1,348.91 an ounce, the strongest showing since September 2016. It eased 0.3 percent in the previous session. Spot gold was last up 0.92 percent at $1,346.04 an ounce.
U.S. gold futures for December delivery rose 0.88 percent to $1,350.80.
The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits jumped to its highest level in more than two years last week amid a surge in applications in hurricane-ravaged Texas.