IMF pushing Congo to renegotiate debt.
Sixteen Japanese cryptocurrency exchanges will fix plans as early as next week to create a self-regulating body.
Malaysia-based firm HelloGold has received a sharia-compliant certification for its gold-backed cryptocurrency
Spot gold was down 0.2 percent at $1,343.22 an ounce
Overall markets well supported by ongoing OPEC production cuts
Saudi exports in December rose from 7.016 million bpd in November