Bengaluru — Gold prices edged up on Thursday as conflicting signals from Washington and Beijing prolonged the uncertainty about a trade deal, a day after positive comments by US President Donald Trump knocked the bullion off its one-month high.

Gold rose to a one-month high of $1,484 on Wednesday, but settled lower after Trump said trade talks with China were going “very well”. That came a day after Trump dented hopes for a trade resolution when he said an agreement might have to wait until after the US presidential election in November 2020...

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