Gold Marks Highest Finish Since Mid-June, Up 1.1% For The Week

By Myra P. Saefong Markets MarketWatch Pulse

Gold prices settled Friday at their highest level since mid-June, up 1.1% for the week, as reports of another missile test in North Korea and further weakness in the U.S. dollar boosted investment demand for the precious metal. August gold added $8.40, or 0.7%, to settle at $1,268.40 an ounce. The metal scored a third weekly gain in a row.

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