The U.S Fed Reserve strategy now permits inflation to rise above its 2% target.
Gold was mostly on the defensive in the Asian session and most of the European trading.
Gold traders pull backed from Gold as the U.S dollar gained bullish momentum on Thursday morning.
Lending support to gold was the rising tally in coronavirus cases globally.
Gold prices have gained 24% this year, and likely to score more gains.
Gold prices lost about 4.5% in value this week after hitting a record peak of $2,072.50 on August 7.
MicroStrategy recently adopted Bitcoin as a treasury reserve asset to hedge against fiat inflation.
The plunge came as appetite for risk assets recovered thanks to a stronger greenback and real rates.
This marks gold's steepest daily decline in nearly five months.
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