May 31 (Reuters) - Gold prices steadied on Wednesday yet was headed for its first monthly decline in three as the U.S. dollar climbed on expectations the Federal Reserve would keep interest rates higher for longer than previously thought.


Spot gold was largely unchanged at $1,958.69 per ounce by 1123 GMT. It has lost nearly 1.6% so far this month and $120 from its near-record highs earlier in May...[LINK]