Gold prices were trading mixed on Monday as the dollar firmed up against its peers amid indications from the Federal Reserve that it will pursue a tighter monetary policy over the coming months.
After raising interest rates last week, the Fed signaled that it would likely hike rates by four times by the end of 2019, if the current economic backdrop persists.
Higher U.S. interest rates and strong economic data typically pressure gold and increase the opportunity cost of holding non-yielding metal.
Spot gold was up 0.31 percent at $1,185.86 after hitting its lowest level since Aug. 17 at $1,180.34 an ounce Friday. U.S. gold futures were down 0.6 percent at $1,189 an ounce.
Meanwhile, the U.S. and Canada have reached an agreement on a framework North American Free Trade Agreement deal, an hour before a White House-imposed deadline of midnight on Sept 30.