Precious metal benchmarks depreciate amidst broader market confusion


Gold prices fell on Monday as Sino-U.S. trade tensions and uncertainty over a deal weighed on yuan, making bullion expensive for buyers in world’s largest consumer - China.

Spot gold was down 0.3% at $1,282.78 per ounce, as of 0715 GMT.

U.S. gold futures slipped 0.2% to $1,283.40 an ounce.

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