Bengaluru — Gold edged up on Thursday after hitting a two-week low in the previous session as the rift between Washington and Beijing over Hong Kong escalated, with prices also supported by central bank and government largesse to cushion the blow from the coronavirus pandemic.

Spot gold was up 0.2% at $1,712.39/oz, as of 3.15am GMT, after dropping to $1,693.22 on Wednesday. US gold futures were flat at $1,711.40...

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