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Gold supply from mines have fallen "dramatically" this year, bolstering prices of the precious metal.
Gold rose for a second day after Fed officials hinted that U.S. interest rates could rise more slowly than expected.
Oil prices seesawed on Thursday after U.S. data showed a fall in crude stockpiles but also an increase in production.
In recent years, an influx of refugees, largely from Syria, Afghanistan and Iraq, sparked a furious backlash across Europe, Newsweek reports.
Beijing-based telecom China Unicom will raise $11.7 billion from a mix of state and private firms.
An aggressive China, North Korea's nuclear hostility and President Trump could derail Asia's steady economic growth.