Gold Marks Highest Finish Since Early June, Up More Than 2% For The Week

By Myra P. Saefong Markets MarketWatch Pulse

Gold prices settled Friday at their highest level since early June, up 2.3% for the week, as tensions tied to North Korea boosted haven demand for precious metals. December gold added $3.90, or 0.3%, to settle at $1,294 an ounce. That was the highest finish for a most-active contract since June 6, according to FactSet data.

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