Wang Tao.Among other precious metals, silver was down 0.1 percent to USD 17.58 an ounce, while platinum shed 0.5 percent to USD 957.74. Platinum rose to an over two-week high of USD 970.80 on Wednesday
given the US presidential election alone should be enough to support gold prices," OCBC analysts said in a note.Silver was flat at USD 17.78 an ounce.Platinum climbed 0.45 percent to USD 967.50 an ounce
The dollar held near nine-month highs against a basket of major currencies on Tuesday as solid US manufacturing activity and comments from a Federal Reserve official cemented expectations of a US rate hike by year-end.
,300 level for a strong upside movement."Spot gold is biased to retest a support at USD 1,261 per ounce, a break below which could cause a loss to USD 1,251, according to Reuters technical analyst Wang Tao.Silver