Gold Closes Higher For 3rd Day Ahead Of China Trade Meeting

By Wallace Witkowski Markets MarketWatch Pulse

Gold prices settled higher for a third straight session Tuesday at levels not seen since late February ahead of a meeting between President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping. Gold for June delivery settled up $4.40, or 0.4%, at $1,258.40 an ounce, it highest settlement since Feb. 27. Silver for May delivery settled up 11.1 cents, or 0.6%, at $18.21 an ounce, its highest settlement since Mar. 1. The U.S. Dollar Index last traded up 0.1% at 100.63.

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