Bengaluru — Gold inched lower on Tuesday, trading in a tight range ahead of a US holiday, but the metal held above the $1,220 level as the dollar was pressured by weak US economic data and a clouded outlook for interest rates. Spot gold inched 0.2% lower to $1,221.26 an ounce at 4.22am GMT. US gold futures were down 0.3% at $1,222.10/oz. "The market is very quiet today and appears to be in a holiday mood ahead of the US Thanksgiving," said Peter Fung, head of dealing at Wing Fung Precious Metals in Hong Kong. "The dollar has come under some pressure, giving some support to gold." The dollar index, which measures the greenback against a basket of six major currencies, was trading near a low of more than a week that it hit in the previous session. The currency came under pressure as US Federal Reserve officials cautioned on the global growth outlook and weak data at home, pointing to a potentially slower pace of rate hikes. The Fed is still expected to raise interest rates again next ...

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