Gold prices subdued as dollar holds firm near 13-month high


By Apeksha NairBENGALURU (Reuters) - Gold prices extended declines into a third session on Monday, as the U.S. dollar climbed to a 13-month high against major peers amid financial crisis in Turkey.Spot gold had dropped 0.3 percent to $1,207.41 an ounce by 0335 GMT, hovering not far from a 17-month low of $1,204 hit earlier in August.

U.S. gold futures were down 0.3 percent at $1,215.10 an ounce.The dollar index, which measures the greenback against a basket of currencies, was little changed at 96.414, after climbing to its highest since early.....

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