[size=36]Gold prices fall as the dollar rises[/size]
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Spot gold was down 0.2% at $1,200.08 an ounce at 05:25 GMT, and US gold futures were down 0.2% at $1,921.10.
The dollar is hovering near a two-year high against a basket of currencies after the Federal Reserve's meeting minutes showed that the central bank is preparing to act aggressively to stave off inflation.
The dollar's strength makes gold less attractive to other currency holders.
The benchmark 10-year US Treasury yield is approaching after hitting multi-year highs in the previous session, increasing the opportunity cost of holding non-yielding bullion. Ended 29 / 92