Gold holds steady on lower yields, with focus on U.S. inflation data

The dollar index moved further away from a one-week peak hit post Friday's blockbuster U.S. jobs report, making gold less expensive for other currency holders. * Benchmark U.S. 10-year Treasury yields dipped to 2.7554%, reducing the opportunity cost of holding non-interest bearing gold.

Gold holds steady on lower yields, with focus on U.S. inflation data
The dollar index moved further away from a one-week peak hit post Friday's blockbuster U.S. jobs report, making gold less expensive for other currency holders. * Benchmark U.S. 10-year Treasury yields dipped to 2.7554%, reducing the opportunity cost of holding non-interest bearing gold.