Gold prices steady in a seesaw trade.


Gold steadied on Friday in seesaw trade as the dollar retreated on lackluster US jobs data, putting bullion on course to notch its best week in six weeks following a surge of more than 2% in the previous session as US-China trade relations soured further.

Spot gold was steady at $1,444.86 per ounce at 01:41 p.m. EDT (1741 GMT), retracing earlier declines of about 1%. The yellow metal is up nearly 2% so far this week.

US gold futures settled 1.8% higher at $1,457.50.

Bullion rose more than 2% on Thursday after US President Donald Trump said he would slap an extra 10% tariff on $300 billion...

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