Gold increased slightly in Asia on Friday amid rising tensions between the US and China over Hong Kong's new national security law.
On Wednesday, investors appetite for risk is declining amid reports from medical news site STAT questioning the effectiveness of the experimental vaccine from Moderna.
The oil market is on a decline today, nervously anticipating the WTI June contract expiration.
On Tuesday, gold prices are trying to restore lost positions due to the ongoing tension in Sino-American relations and weakening USD. But, due to increased hopes for an early implementation of the COVID-19 vaccine and a faster recovery of the global economy, the demand for protective assets remains limited.