Gold prices log highest settlement in two-and-a-half weeks


Gold futures tallied a third straight session climb on Monday to finish at their highest level since March 1. Recent weakness in the U.S. dollar, as well as uncertainty following the Trump administration’s refusal to pledge against protectionism, helped support investment demand for the precious metal. April gold

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rose $3.80, or 0.3%, to settle at $1,234 an ounce.

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Gold prices settle at a 2½-week high