Gold prices rise as dollar slips to lowest in nearly three weeks
Updated : April 17, 2018 01:37 PM IST
Spot gold had gained 0.2% to $1,347.81 an ounce by 0707 GMT, while U.S. gold futures were steady at $1,350.60 an ounce.
The dollar index, which measures the greenback against a basket of currencies, eased to a low of 89.270 earlier in the session, its weakest since March 28.
Gold is often seen as an alternative investment at times of political and financial uncertainty.
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