:: GOLD PRICE held steady on Friday as doubts prevailed over an interim trade deal being reached between the United States and China this year.
:: SPOT GOLD was little changed at $1,464.36 per ounce by 0317 GMT. US gold futures were up 0.1 per cent to $1,464.60.
:: SILVER lost 0.1 per cent to $17.07 per ounce, and palladium was down 0.1 per cent to $1,758.62 per ounce, but was set to post its best week in five, gaining 3 per cent.Weighing on bullion.
:: Asian equities rose, but gains were capped by trade worries, while the dollar held overnight gains.