Gold Futures Tally Fifth Consecutive Session Of Gains

By Myra P. Saefong Markets MarketWatch Pulse

Gold futures rose for a fifth straight session Wednesday to score their highest finish in almost 13 weeks. Uncertainty over President Donald Trump's political agenda helped fuel safe-haven demand for the precious metal. April gold rose $3.40, or 0.3%, to settle at $1,239.50 an ounce. That was the highest finish for a most-active contract since Nov. 10, according to FactSet data.

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