U.S. gold futures finished higher on Wednesday in CFD´s, U.S. government report showed consumer prices rose faster than expected in October, boosting gold's inflation hedge status. Traditionally Gold had been known as a secure financial asset in inflation days.
In Currency trading, Canada’s currency fell after rising earlier in the session to nearly its strongest in about a month. The “Loonie” rallied at C$1.0450 against U.S. dollar but some economists said its failure to pierce the technical level opened the door to a selling wave.
Japan's Nikkei average fell 0.4 percent on Thursday as Honda Motor Co and a broad range of exporters lost ground. Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group fell 1.5 percent despite buoyant results after saying on Wednesday it would raise $11 billion to meet stricter capital rules.