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Gold steady, poised for more gains on soft U.S. rate outlook

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By Eric OnstadLONDON (Reuters) - Gold was steady on Monday and likely to see further gains after the dollar slumped to multi-month lows on the back of data that pointed to weak U.S. inflation and less prospect of rate hikes. "The dollar continues to be on the back foot and yields have dropped back somewhat from their relatively elevated positioning lately," said analyst Jonathan Butler at Mitsubishi in London.Spot gold was up 0.2 percent to $1,230.51 per ounce at 1006 GMT while U.S. gold futures for August delivery rose 0.2 percent to $1,229.70 per ounce."If gold remains at $1,230 or goes ...

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First Published: Mon, July 17 2017. 15:55 IST