Gold prices on Wednesday hovered near a one-week low hit in the previous session, after U.S. President Donald Trump halted new stimulus talks, bolstering the dollar.
* Spot gold was flat at $1,877.15 per ounce by 0107 GMT. Prices fell 2% on Tuesday hitting a one-week low of $1,874.05.
* U.S. gold futures were down 1.4% at $1,882.90.
* The dollar index was up 0.2% against rivals.
* Prospects for more aid for Americans struggling through the COVID-19 pandemic and U.S. airlines seeking to avert a wave of layoffs crumbled on Tuesday when Trump ended negotiations until after the November election.
* Gold tends to benefit from widespread stimulus measures as it is widely viewed as a hedge against inflation and currency debasement.
* Top U.S. and European central bankers on Tuesday called for renewed government spending to support families and businesses as the battle against the coronavirus-triggered recession enters a newly critical phase.
* The U.S. trade deficit surged in August to the largest in 14 years with imports climbing again, suggesting that trade could be a drag on economic growth in the third quarter.
* Six U.S. states reported record numbers of hospitalized COVID-19 patients, prompting new restrictions, while worldwide cases have crossed 35.51 million.
* Holdings in SPDR Gold Trust GLD , the world's largest gold-backed exchange-traded fund, fell 0.32% to 1,271.52 tonnes on Tuesday.
* India's gold imports in September fell 59% from a year earlier to the lowest level in four months, a government source said on Tuesday.
* Silver rose 0.7% to $23.25 per ounce, platinum was up 1% at $856.51, while palladium dipped 0.1% to $2,339.81.
(Reporting by Eileen Soreng in Bengaluru; Editing by Rashmi Aich) ((email@example.com; Within U.S. +1 646 223 8780, Outside U.S. +91 80 6749 6131; Reuters Messaging: firstname.lastname@example.org))