Commodities Gold steadies on central bank policy expectations Updated : January 22, 2020 06:53 PM IST Global equities rose, buoyed after Chinese authorities raised hopes that the coronavirus outbreak would be contained, while the dollar firmed against other key currencies. Lower interest rates reduce the opportunity cost of holding non-yielding bullion and weigh on the dollar. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.