Gold jumped 1.5% to a more than three-week high on Monday as worries over a global economic slowdown caused by the coronavirus pandemic drove investors to the safe-haven metal.
Spot gold was up 1.5% at $1,640.40 per ounce by 1237 GMT after hitting its highest since March 12 earlier in the session. U.S. gold futures were up 1.7% at $1,673.30.
“The virus’s impact on the global economy and the unprecedented amount of stimulus going through the veins of the financial system should keep supporting gold,” OANDA analyst Craig Erlam said.
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