Oct 17 (Reuters) - Gold prices edged higher on Tuesday as investors took stock of developments in the Middle East and awaited Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell’s speech later this week for cues on the U.S. interest rate path.

Spot gold was up 0.2% at $1,923.78 per ounce by 1122 GMT, and U.S. gold futures rose 0.1% to $1,936.70...[LINK]