Aug 15 (Reuters) - Gold prices rose on Thursday as an inverted U.S. bond yield curve alarmed investors about rising recession risks, while the protracted Sino-U.S. trade war added to fears of a global economic slowdown, increasing the appeal for safe-haven assets. FUNDAMENTALS * Spot gold
XAU=was up 0.3% at $1,520.19 per ounce at 0100 GMT. * U.S. gold futures GCcv1fell 0.1% to $1,526.80 an ounce. * The U.S. Treasury yield curve US2US10=TWEBtemporarily inverted on Wednesday for the first time since 2007, an indication that is widely seen by investors as a sign of an upcoming U.S. recession. USD/* Economic data from China and Germany suggested a slowing global economy, hit by the unabating U.S.-China trade war, Brexit and geopolitical tensions. urn:newsml:reuters.com:*:nL8N25A1D1 urn:newsml:reuters.com:*:nL4N25A0U7* On Wednesday, U.S. officials said China has made no trade concessions after U.S. President Donald Trump postponed the 10% tariffs on over $150 billion worth of Chinese imports, the latest sign that efforts to reach a trade deal were going nowhere. urn:newsml:reuters.com:*:nL2N25A0CZ* The MSCI All Country World Price index .MIWD00000PUS, which incorporates readings of 49 equity markets across the world, shed 2.1% to its lowest level since June 4. MKTS/GLOB* The dollar index .DXY, which measures its value against a basket of six major currencies, was little changed after a 0.2% gain on Wednesday. USD/* Investors are focused on the Federal Reserve's annual symposium next week. Traders see an about 74% chance of a 25 basis-point rate cut by the Fed this September. FEDWATCH* SPDR Gold Trust GLD, the world's largest gold-backed exchange-traded fund, said its holdings rose 0.91% to 844.29 tonnes on Wednesday. GOL/ETFDATA AHEAD (GMT) * 0130 Australia Employment July * 0830 UK Retail Sales MM, YY July * 1000 EU Reserve Assets Total July * 1230 US Initial Jobless Claims Weekly * 1230 US Philly Fed Business Index August * 1230 US Retail Sales MM July * 1315 US Industrial Production MM July (Reporting by Harshith Aranya in Bengaluru; Editing by Shounak Dasgupta) ((firstname.lastname@example.org; Within U.S. +1 646 223 8780, Outside U.S. +91 80 6749 6462; Reuters Messaging: email@example.com))
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