Gold Futures At Two-week High As The Dollar Weakens

By Myra P. SaefongMarketsMarketWatch Pulse

Gold futures settled higher Thursday, at their highest level in two weeks, with the dollar posting declines versus other major currencies a day after release of minutes from the Federal Reserve's July meeting. The minutes showed that the officials from the central bank were split on the timing of an interest-rate increase. December gold rose $8.40, or 0.6%, to settle at $1,357.20 an ounce.

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