Gold hovers near two-year low as rate-hike fears persist

​​​India has slashed the base import prices of gold, palm oil, and crude soya oil, the government said in a statement late on Thursday. Meanwhile, holdings of SPDR Gold Trust , the world's largest gold-backed exchange-traded fund, rose 0.15% to 962.01 tonnes on Thursday from 960.56 tonnes on Wednesday. Spot silver dipped 0.7% to $19.01 per ounce.

Gold hovers near two-year low as rate-hike fears persist
​​​India has slashed the base import prices of gold, palm oil, and crude soya oil, the government said in a statement late on Thursday. Meanwhile, holdings of SPDR Gold Trust , the world's largest gold-backed exchange-traded fund, rose 0.15% to 962.01 tonnes on Thursday from 960.56 tonnes on Wednesday. Spot silver dipped 0.7% to $19.01 per ounce.