Gold Prices Settle Higher For a Second Straight Session

By Myra P. Saefong Markets MarketWatch Pulse

Gold prices tallied a second straight gain on Wednesday, holding ground at their highest level since early November. Geopolitical uncertainty, particularly surrounding U.S. tensions with North Korea, helped boost demand for investments considered less risky, such as gold. June gold rose $3.90, or 0.3%, to settle at $1,278.10 an ounce.

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