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Gold futures ended higher on Friday, extending gains from previous session, as continued worries about the coronavirus and its impact on the global economy prompted traders to seek the safe haven asset.

Gold prices held steady on Friday as risk sentiment improved a little bit on hopes of global measures to soften the impact of the coronavirus outbreak. Both spot gold and U.S. gold futures were marginally higher at $1,578.95 per ounce and $1,578.85, respectively. The death toll from coronavirus...

Oil prices rose over 1 percent on Friday and remained on track to post their first weekly gain in six weeks on hopes that the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and its allies could agree further output cuts when they next meet, possibly as early as this month. Benchmark Brent crude...

Crude oil prices edged higher on Thursday despite lingering concerns about the outlook for energy demand.

Gold prices climbed higher on Thursday as risk appetite waned amid renewed fears about the spread of coronavirus and its impact on the global economy.

Gold prices gained ground Thursday on safe-haven demand after the number of deaths and new cases from China's coronavirus outbreak rose dramatically - fueling speculation that the severity of the outbreak has been under-reported. Some 242 deaths from the new coronavirus were recorded in the Chinese...

Oil prices fell on Thursday as worries about a possible slowdown in oil demand outweighed expectations that major producers are likely to enact deeper output cuts. Benchmark Brent crude fell 1.1 percent to $55.20 per barrel, after having climbed 3.2 percent on Wednesday. U.S. West Texas Intermediate...

Despite a jump in U.S. crude stockpiles last week, crude oil prices moved up sharply on Wednesday amid expectations that OPEC and allies will significantly cut crude production, and on reports from China that the number of new infections due to the coronavirus has come down a bit.

Gold futures settled slightly higher on Wednesday, riding on Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell's testimony before the Senate Banking Committee that the central bank would purchase government bonds to support the economy in the event of a downturn.

Gold prices fell slightly on Wednesday as equities rose amid hopes the coronavirus outbreak in China may be starting to plateau. Hopes of additional stimulus measures from China as well as recent data indicating continued strength in the U.S. economy also helped improve demand for riskier assets....

Oil prices rose sharply on Wednesday as reports of an apparent slowdown in the rate of coronavirus infection helped ease concerns surrounding the negative impact on fuel demand. Benchmark Brent crude jumped 1.9 percent to $55.05 per barrel, while U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) futures were up...

Crude oil prices edged higher on Tuesday, rebounding from recent losses, on reports the number of new cases infected from the coronavirus is slowing down.

Gold prices drifted lower on Tuesday, easing for the first time in five sessions, amid reports the spread of the coronavirus infection is slowing a bit.

Gold prices fell slightly from a near one-week high hit in the previous session on Tuesday as the dollar climbed to a four-month high against its rivals ahead of a testimony from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell. Investors also watched the latest developments in the coronavirus outbreak, as...

Oil prices bounced back from a one-year low on Tuesday as the new number of new coronavirus cases slowed in China, helping ease worries that the virus will dent demand in the world's second-largest economy. Benchmark Brent crude for April delivery climbed 1.5 percent to $54.08 a barrel, after having...

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