, September 11, 2013
A saleswoman displays gold mooncake sculptures at a shop in Taiyuan, Shanxi province, on September 10. The gold sculptures, designed for the upcoming Mid-Autumn Festival, cost 9,400 yuan ($1,536) (L) and 14,000 yuan, and weigh 24.32g and 38g respectively.
Gold slipped to a three-week low on Wednesday before recovering on bargain-hunting, but hopes a US military strike against Syria could be averted dented its safe-haven appeal. Reuters/Stringer