Gold Futures Finish Higher, Up Five Straight Sessions

By Myra P. SaefongMarketsMarketWatch Pulse

Gold futures settled higher on Tuesday at a more than five-week high. Investors had struggled to find direction ahead of Wednesday's U.S. Federal Reserve decision on interest rates and a U.K. decision next week on whether to exit from the European Union. Gold for August delivery rose $1.20, or 0.1%, to settle at $1,288.10 an ounce, the highest settlement since May 6.

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