Gold slips below $1700

A stronger US dollar has pushed gold back below the US$1700 an ounce mark.

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Gold futures were down 0.9% to $1698/oz.

The Australian dollar was back below 65c, and spot gold was at A$2615/oz.

Copper was down slightly, while zinc hit a two-and-a-half-month high of US$2027.

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