Gold prices fell as the dollar rose slightly, while investors held off making big bets ahead of the European Central Bank meeting and US inflation data due later in the day.
And gold fell in spot transactions 0.3 percent to 1883.26 dollars an ounce.
US gold futures fell 0.4 percent to $1,888.20 an ounce.
The dollar index rose slightly to trade near 90.189 against rival currencies, which increases the cost of gold to holders of other currencies.
As for other precious metals, silver fell 0.5 percent to $27.62 an ounce, and palladium settled at $2777.89, while platinum fell 1.2 percent to $1,136.53.