Gold Futures Settle At Highest Level In Nearly Two Weeks

By Myra P. Saefong Markets MarketWatch Pulse

Gold futures settle higher Tuesday, at their highest level in almost two weeks, with a drop in the dollar and a decline in the U.S. stock market raising investor interest in the precious metal. December gold rose $9.40, or 0.7%, to settle at $1,356.90 an ounce. That's the highest settlement since Aug. 4, according to FactSet data.

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