FXStreet (Córdoba) - Gold advanced sharply on Wednesday reversing early weekly losses as markets attention turns to the Federal Reserve, which is expected to announce a rate hike when it concludes its two-day policy meeting. The yellow metal rallied more than $15 to a high of $1,077 an ounce and it was last up 1.21% at $1074.60/oz. However, gold holds near multi-year lows scored earlier this month near $1,045 an ounce as investors were pricing in a rate hike by the Fed. Higher interest rates would make precious metals less attractive as they don’t bear interest, while making the US dollar more appealing. For more information, read our latest forex news.