Oct 30 (Reuters) -Gold prices slipped from the key $2,000 level on Monday, as investors positioned cautiously ahead of the U.S. Federal Reserve’s policy meeting this week, while safe-haven demand due to the Middle East conflict provided a floor.

Spot gold was down 0.6% at $1,993.71 per ounce by 0936 GMT. U.S. gold futures rose 0.3% to $2,003.50...[LINK]