May 17 (Reuters) - Gold prices eased on Wednesday as the dollar gained after the latest comments from U.S. Federal Reserve officials pushed back against prospects of interest rate cuts this year.

Spot gold was down 0.1% to $1,987.29 per ounce at 1027 GMT, close to a two-week low hit on Tuesday. U.S. gold futures fell 0.2% to $1,989.70...[LINK]