Oct 31 (Reuters) - Gold steadied on Tuesday on caution ahead of the Federal Reserve’s policy meeting this week, but held on track for its biggest monthly rise since November last year as the Israel-Hamas war boosted safe-haven bets.

Spot gold was unchanged at $1,996.11 per ounce by 0910 GMT, having spiked as high as $2,009.29 on Friday. U.S. gold futures were also steady at $2,005.80...[LINK]