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Gold futures are modestly higher Monday morning, with investors continuing to pick the safe-haven asset amid concerns about growth following the detection of a new variant of the coronavirus, and possible stricter restrictions on movements.

Crude oil prices are climbing higher Monday morning, bouncing back strongly after Friday's terrible setback, as traders look ahead to some meetings of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, scheduled to take place this week.

Crude oil prices plummeted on Friday, sending the most active crude futures contract to their biggest single-session tumble this year, as reports about the emergence of a new vaccine-resistant coronavirus variant raised concerns about the outlook for global energy demand.

Gold futures settled higher on Friday as worries about growth following a detection of a new coronavirus variant, said to be vaccine-resistant, prompted investors to shun riskier assets and seek the safe-have commodity.

Gold prices rose more than 1 percent on Friday, as concerns over the spread of a newly identified coronavirus variant boosted the precious metal's safe-haven appeal. A weaker dollar and declining U.S. benchmark 10-year Treasury yields also supported gold prices. Spot gold climbed 1.1 percent to...

Oil prices plunged on Friday amid fresh demand fears and concerns about oversupply. Benchmark Brent crude futures fell $4.60, or 5.6 percent, to $77.62 a barrel in European trade. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were down $5.28, or 6.7 percent, at $73.11 a barrel, after hitting...

Gold edged higher on Thursday, though the upside remained capped by expectations that the Federal Reserve could accelerate stimulus tapering. Spot gold edged up 0.2 percent to $1,792.05 per ounce, while U.S. gold futures were up 0.4 percent at $1,791.35. The dollar slipped from a 17-month high...

Oil prices fell slightly on Thursday after data showed a modest increase in U.S. crude stockpiles in the week ended November 19. Investors also continued to weigh the impact on prices from a release of crude from strategic petroleum reserves by major consumer nations. Benchmark Brent crude futures...

Crude oil futures settled slightly lower on Wednesday after data showed a modest increase in U.S. crude stockpiles in the week ended November 19.

Gold futures settled marginally higher on Wednesday, snapping a 4-day losing streak, despite a steady dollar and some upbeat economic data.

Gold prices were flat to slightly higher on Wednesday as bond yields dipped in the run-up to minutes from the Federal Reserve's November policy meeting and key U.S. economic data due later in the day. Spot gold was marginally higher at $1,790.10 per ounce, while U.S. gold futures were up 0.4 percent...

Oil prices held steady on Wednesday amid skepticism about the effectiveness of a U.S.-led release of oil from strategic reserves. Benchmark Brent crude futures slipped 0.2 percent to $82.11 a barrel, while WTI crude futures were down 0.1 percent at $78.39. Oil prices rebounded from earlier losses...

Crude oil futures settled sharply higher on Tuesday, rebounding strongly from earlier losses.

Gold futures settled lower on Tuesday, losing ground for a fourth straight session, amid expectations the Federal Reserve will start hiking interest rates beginning in mid-2022.

Gold prices eased on Tuesday, bond yields continued to rise and the dollar hovered near a four-and-a-half-year high against the yen after Jerome Powell was re-nominated for another term as chair of Federal Reserve. Spot gold dipped 0.4 percent to $1,797.55 per ounce, while U.S. gold futures were down...

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