Gold and silver futures closed slightly lower Tuesday
Gold and silver futures closed slightly lower Tuesday as some more liquidation occurred in quiet trading conditions, traders and analysts said. A lack of buying activity contributed to the pullback in
However, gold settled above a three-week low due to stronger dollar which may influence the U.S. Federal Reserve's interest rate decision on Wednesday.
The April contract gold futures stopped at $421.40 an ounce on the COMEX division of New York Mercantile Exchange, rising to $424.60 during the session.