Gold Futures Climb But Settle Below The Key $1,300 Level

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Gold futures climbed on Monday, finding support from continued weakness in the U.S. dollar. Prices, however, finished below the session's high as "profit taking" set in when prices topped $1,300 during the session, said Chintan Karnani, chief market analyst at Insignia Consultants. June gold added $5.30, or 0.4%, to settle at $1,295.80 an ounce.

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