Gold Futures Finish At Highest Level In Two Weeks

By Myra P. SaefongMarketsMarketWatch Pulse

Gold futures settled higher Thursday to finish at a roughly two-week high, with prices getting a lift from the U.S. Federal Reserve's reluctance to raise rates too quickly. Weakness in the dollar and declines among most major U.S. equities also drew investors to gold. December gold rose $6.70, or 0.5%, to settle at $1,341.20 an ounce. That was the highest settlement since July 13, based on the most-active contract, according to FactSet.

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