Gold futures end slightly lower on Monday

Gold futures ended slightly lower on Monday, in line with better than expected figures on China's Factory activity. However, earlier session losses were trimmed after the release of sluggish US manufacturing index.

Gold futures for December US gold futures settled 0.2% lower at $1,469.20 per ounce on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile. Spot gold was flat at $1,463.96 per ounce.