Gold hits 1-week high amid renewed North Korea fears

Gold prices climbed to their strongest level in more than a week on Monday as renewed concerns over North Korea’s nuclear ambitions stoked safe-haven demand for the precious metal and weighed on the dollar.

Gold Prices Sink to 7-Week Lows at Start of Busy Week

Gold prices started the week on a downbeat note on Monday, as the dollar and Treasury yields continued higher amid optimism over the health of the U.S. economy and growing expectations of a Federal Reserve rate hike in December.

Gold dips as German election result knocks euro

Gold eased on Monday as the prospect of a fractured parliament in Germany following Chancellor Angela Merkel’s less than resounding election victory over the weekend knocked the euro lower.

Gold slips as equities, dollar surge ahead of Fed meet

Gold slipped to its lowest level in over two weeks on Monday as the dollar and equities rallied, while prospects of monetary policy tightening in the United States ahead of a Federal Reserve meeting also weighed on the metal.

Dollar recovery pushes gold down from one-year high

Gold prices fell on Monday from the previous session’s 13-month high as relief that North Korea did not conduct a missile test over the weekend helped to lift global stocks, the U.S. dollar and bond yields.

Gold ends near 1-year high on North Korea jitters

Gold rallied Tuesday, as nervousness over North Korea’s weekend nuclear display, weakness in the dollar and broad losses in U.S. equities combined to push futures to the highest close in nearly a year.

Gold at 9-1/2-month peak after North Korea missile test

Gold jumped to its highest since November on Tuesday, extending the prior day’s rally above $1,300 per ounce as investors bought bullion as insurance against falling prices of other assets after North Korea tested a ballistic missile over Japan.

Gold treads water at start of busy week

Gold prices were little changed on Monday, as market players looked ahead to this week’s annual meeting of top central bankers and economists in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, where the heads of the U.S. and European central banks will be making keynote speeches.

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