Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Spot gold prices gained on Tuesday as it was supported by a weaker dollar and buying interest in Asia, while investors hoped for a further rally in prices next year.

Spot gold increased 0.4 percent to US$ 1,389.70 an ounce. U.S. gold futures climbed 0.6 percent to US$1,390.70 on the same day, according to reports.

On the other hand, silver rose to US$29.55 per ounce on the day from US$29.22 per ounce of the previous working day.

BBN/SI/AD-28Dec10-12:30 pm (BST)