Gold falls slightly but is held firm by spread of new China virus
The WHO is convening an emergency meeting over the new coronavirus; silver fell 0.4%, platinum 0.8%, and palladium 0.9%
Bengaluru — Gold fell on Tuesday, easing off a two-week peak, as the dollar steadied near a one-month high, although fears of the economic fallout from the coronavirus in China dulled risk sentiment and kept prices supported above the $1,500 an ounce level.
Spot gold was down 0.4% to $1,555.59 an ounce at 10.42am GMT, after hitting its highest since January 8 at $1,568.35 earlier in the session. US gold futures fell 0.3% to $1,555.70 an ounce...