Gold Marks Second-straight Session Gain

By Myra P. Saefong Markets MarketWatch Pulse

Gold prices stretched their gains Monday to a second session in a row to mark the highest settlement in about six weeks. The metal found support as global markets absorbed weekend terrorist attacks in London and investors looked ahead to the outcome of the European Central Bank meeting and the U.K. general election later this week. August gold rose $2.50, or 0.2%, to settle at $1,282.70 an ounce.

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