U.S. gold futures volume hits all-time high as prices collapse

Reuters

Trading volume in U.S. Comex gold futures hit an all-time high on Monday, as gold prices plunged for a second straight session.

Turnover in CME's gold futures in the COMEX division of NYMEX was at 689,000 lots, preliminary Reuters data showed, surpassing the previous record at 486,315 lots on November 28, 2012.

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(Reporting by Frank Tang; Editing by Alden Bentley)