Gold Futures Finish At a More Than 3-month High

By Myra P. Saefong Markets MarketWatch Pulse

Gold futures climbed Thursday to finish at their highest level in more than three months. Weakness in the U.S. dollar and equities and a decline in Treasury yields combined to lift investment demand for the metal. April gold rose $8.50, or 0.7%, to settle at $1,241.60 an ounce, the highest finish for a most-active settlement since Nov. 10, according to FactSet data.

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