* Spot gold was down 0.3% at $1,624.81 an ounce, by 0132 GMT.
* US gold futures fell 0.2% to $1,632.4.
* The dollar index rose 0.3%, approaching a 20-year high reached on Monday. Benchmark 10-year US Treasury yields hit a 12.5-year high overnight.
* Minneapolis Federal Reserve Chairman Neel Kashkari said on Tuesday that US central bankers are united in their determination to do what is necessary to bring inflation down, and financial markets understand that.
* Meanwhile, Chicago Fed Chairman Charles Evans said the central bank will need to raise interest rates to a range between 4.50% and 4.75%.
* Although gold is seen as a hedge against inflation and economic uncertainty, rate hikes have dented the appeal of non-yielding bullion and pushed the dollar to multi-year highs.
* The Fed will raise its key interest rate to a much higher high than expected two weeks ago and the risks are skewed towards an even higher terminal rate, according to economists polled by Reuters.
* New orders for U.S.-made capital goods rose more than expected in August, suggesting businesses remained keen to invest in equipment despite higher interest rates, which could keep the economy going. economy on a moderate growth path.
* Holdings of SPDR Gold Trust, the world’s largest gold-backed exchange-traded fund, fell 0.28% to 940.86 tonnes on Tuesday from 943.47 tonnes on Monday.
* Spot silver fell 0.9% to $18.26 an ounce, platinum
was down 0.5% at $844.21 and palladium was down 1.4% at $2,058.44.
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