Spot gold rose 0.1% to $1,796.03 per ounce by 0116 GMT, hovering barely above the greater than one-week low of $1,791.90 hit on Tuesday.
US gold futures have been regular at $1,799.40.
The greenback hovered close to a one-week peak towards main friends.
The benchmark 10-year Treasury notice rose as excessive as 1.385% on Tuesday for the primary time since mid-July, rising the chance value of holding non-interest bearing bullion.
US President Joe Biden will current on Thursday a six-pronged technique supposed to battle the unfold of the Delta coronavirus variant and improve vaccinations.
Japan’s financial system grew quicker than the initially estimated within the April-June quarter, helped by stable capital expenditure, though a resurgence in COVID-19 is undermining service-sector consumption and clouding the outlook.
Russia’s Nornickel, world’s largest producer of palladium and high-grade nickel, has extracted extra metals from waste merchandise as a part of new expertise it examined to assist its 2021 output from its Arctic mines that have been hit by flooding, it mentioned on Tuesday.
Venezuela’s gold reserves fell by three tonnes within the first half of 2021 to their lowest stage in 50 years, central financial institution information confirmed on Tuesday, as President Nicolas Maduro’s cash-strapped authorities continues promoting gold as a supply of earnings.
Silver rose 0.1% to $24.32 per ounce,
edged 0.3% greater to $1,001.36 and palladium was up 0.2% to $2,376.37.