Aug 14 (Reuters) - Gold prices inched up on Wednesday as markets
eyed ongoing political and trade turbulence, even as a U.S. decision
to delay tariffs on some Chinese goods boosted risk appetite.
* Spot gold was up 0.1% at $1,502.03 per ounce at 0047 GMT.
* Gold fell as much as 2% in the previous session, before
recovering to close at a loss of 0.7%.
* U.S. gold futures fell 0.1% to $1,513.10 an ounce.
* On Tuesday, U.S. President Donald Trump backed off his Sept. 1
deadline for 10% tariffs on some Chinese imports, boosting equity
* The dollar index , which tracks the greenback against a basket
of six major rivals, versus a basket of six major currencies advanced
0.4% on Tuesday.
* The 10-year U.S. Treasury note climbed 6 basis points
overnight, pushing away from a three-year low touched a week ago.
* Protests in Hong Kong, uncertainty about Brexit, and the
sustained Sino-U.S. trade war still trouble markets.
* Investors are focused on the Federal Reserve's annual symposium
next week. Traders see a 91.2% chance of a 25 basis-point rate cut by
the Fed this September.
* SPDR Gold Trust , the world's largest gold-backed
exchange-traded fund, said its holdings fell 1.31% to 836.66 tonnes on
Tuesday from 847.77 tonnes on Monday.
DATA AHEAD (GMT)
* 0200 China Urban Investment y-to-d YY July
* 0200 China Industrial Output YY July
* 0200 China Retail Sales YY July
* 0630 India WPI Inflation YY July
* 0830 UK CPI YY July
* 0900 EU GDP Flash Estimate QQ, YY Q2
(Reporting by Harshith Aranya in Bengaluru; editing by Richard Pullin)
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