Gold Prices End Higher In Wake Of FBI Director's Dismissal

By Myra P. Saefong Markets MarketWatch Pulse

Gold prices climbed Wednesday, bouncing off a nearly two-month low they suffered a day earlier, as uncertainty sparked by President Donald Trump's decision to fire Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey prompted investors to favor haven plays. June gold rose $2.80, or 0.2%, to settle at $1,218.90 an ounce. Prices settled Tuesday at their lowest since March 15, according to FactSet data.

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