LONDON - Gold slipped below $1,650 an ounce in thin trading on Wednesday as investors hugged the sidelines ahead of a G20 meeting which is expected to give clues on currency policy.China’s week-long Lunar New Year holiday also curbed trade. Gold suffered technical selling pressure this week, with prices sliding to their lowest in more than a month at $1,638.82 after breaching a succession of support levels. Spot gold eased 0.2pc to $1,647 an ounce, recovering from the previous session’s one-month low of $1,638.82. US gold futures for April delivery eased 0.1pc to $1,647.30 an ounce.