Gold prices rose slightly due to a decrease in the yield of US Treasury bonds, Report informs, referring to the auction data.

The price of August futures for gold on the New York Comex rose by $2.4, or 0.13%, to $1,827.15 per troy ounce. September silver futures rose 0.05% to $21.198 an ounce.

The precious metal market showed positive dynamics, which was facilitated by a decrease in the yield of US government bonds (US Treasuries) to 3.177% from the previous closing level of 3.194%.