Bullion, silver veer up as US state bonds’ yields decline


Gold prices ticked up on Thursday buoyed by a softer dollar and lower Treasury yields, ahead of a weekly jobless claims report that could provide fresh clues on when the U.S. Federal Reserve would start lowering interest rates.

Spot gold rose 0.2% to $2,037.80 per ounce, as of 0218 GMT.

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