Gold steady, on track for longest string of weekly gains since January
Updated : October 26, 2018 07:29 AM IST
Spot gold was flat at $1,231.17 an ounce at 0101 GMT. On Tuesday, it touched a high of $1,239.68, a peak since July 17. It was up 0.4 percent for the week.
Asian shares wobbled in early Friday trade, struggling to shake off the previous day's global markets rout, after weak results from tech giants Alphabet Inc and Amazon.com heightened concerns over world trade and economic growth.
Saudi Arabia's public prosecutor said on Thursday the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in the kingdom's Istanbul consulate this month was premeditated, reversing previous official statements that the killing was unintended.