USD 73.2351

+0.08

EUR 85.956

+0.03

BRENT 45.02

-0.28

AI-92 43.34

-0.01

AI-95 47.57

-0.03

AI-98 53

+0.01

Diesel 47.93

+0.01

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Gold Loses, Dollar Gains

Gold extended its losses after the biggest 6 weeks decline yesterday as the dollar gained

Gold extended its losses after the biggest 6 weeks decline yesterday as the dollar gained and some investors sold commodities to cover losses in equities.

The MSCI Asia Pacific Index slipped 4.8 percent to 134.55 at 11:59 a.m. in Singapore, bringing its loss this year to 15 percent.

Bullion for immediate delivery fell as much as $9.67, or 1.1 percent, to $855.33 an ounce, and stood at $861.36, 0.4 percent down, as of 12:03 p.m. in Singapore.

Gold has tumbled 5.8 percent from its all-time high of $914.30 an ounce reached Jan. 14.