Silver and gold futures rallied Tuesday as a sharp decline in global stock markets drew investors to the safe-haven appeal of the precious metals. Sept. silver rose 31.9 cents, or 1.6%, to settle at $19.907 an ounce. That was the highest settlement for a most-active contract since August 2014, according to FactSet. Gold for August delivery rose $19.70, or 1.5%, to end at $1,358.70 an ounce, with futures prices at their highest since March 2014.
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