Gold firms as dollar, yields retreat; U.S. jobs report in focus

​​​​ Focus now shifts to U.S. jobs data due on Friday that could offer more clarity on Fed's aggressive tightening to fight against inflation. * Fed policymakers on Tuesday and Wednesday signaled that the central bank remains resolute in getting U.S. rates up to a level that will more significantly curb economic activity and put a dent in the highest inflation since the 1980s.

Gold firms as dollar, yields retreat; U.S. jobs report in focus
​​​​ Focus now shifts to U.S. jobs data due on Friday that could offer more clarity on Fed's aggressive tightening to fight against inflation. * Fed policymakers on Tuesday and Wednesday signaled that the central bank remains resolute in getting U.S. rates up to a level that will more significantly curb economic activity and put a dent in the highest inflation since the 1980s.