Gold prices steady in a seesaw trade.

 
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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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