July 18 (Reuters) - Gold prices rose on Tuesday supported by a softer dollar, while investors awaited U.S. retail sales data that could have a bearing on the Federal Reserve’s policy outlook as inflation shows signs of cooling.


Spot gold rose 0.4% to $1,962.19 per ounce by 1144 GMT. U.S. gold futures advanced 0.5% to $1,965.90...[LINK]