Gold eases on firm dollar, hawkish Fed official

Gold eases on firm dollar, hawkish Fed official

Gold prices eased on Thursday as the dollar held firm after remarks from a top U.S. Federal Reserve official signaled the possibility of bringing forward policy tightening. Spot gold fell 0.1% to $1,809.96 per ounce by 0255 GMT, while U.S. gold futures were down 0.1% at $1,812.80. Asia Pacific investors are trying to strike a…