Gold extended its gains on Tuesday after the Federal Reserve said it would keep interest rates low for at least another two years to help a U.S. economy that is growing considerably weaker than expected.
At 2:36 p.m. EDT, benchmark U.S. gold futures for December delivery
Spot gold was at $1,753.70 an ounce, up 2 percent. It hit an all-time peak at $1,778.29 in early trading.
(Reporting by Barani Krishnan)