Gold Ends At a 1-month High As Traders Shy Away From Risky Assets

By Myra P. Saefong Markets MarketWatch Pulse

Gold futures ended higher Monday, as demand for assets perceived as risky waned and the U.S. dollar touched its lowest levels in four months after the Trump administration's failure to repeal and replace Obamacare. April gold rose $7.20, or 0.6%, to settle at $1,255.70 an ounce. That was the highest finish since Feb. 27, according to FactSet data.

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