Gold prices flat ahead of U.S. jobs data

By Renita D. Young and Zandi ShabalalaNEW YORK/LONDON (Reuters) - Gold prices were nearly unchanged on Thursday as markets anticipated U.S. jobs data due at the end of the week for guidance on monetary policy for the remainder of the year.Spot gold shed 0.01 percent at $1,344.56 ounce by 1:36 p.m. EST (1836 GMT). It touched $1,332.

30 an ounce in the previous session, its lowest since Jan. 23. U.S. gold futures futures for April delivery settled up $4.80, or 0.4 percent, at $1,347.90 per ounce. The U.S. Fed held interest rates unchanged on.....

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