Gold Marks Highest Settlement In a Month, Up Over 2% For The Week

By Myra P. Saefong Markets MarketWatch Pulse

Gold prices settled Friday at their highest level in four weeks, with investment demand for the precious metal getting a boost from turmoil in the White House and weakness in the U.S. dollar. August gold added $9.40, or 0.8%, to settle at $1,254.90 an ounce. Prices stretched their streak of gains to a sixth-straight session, tallying a climb of about 2.2% for the week.

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