Gold Rises, Copper Falls as U.S. Home Sales Sag a Third Month

  • Investors are seeking haven assets like gold, Streible says
  • Zinc, lead and tin slip, aluminum and nickel little changed

Gold had the first gain in three sessions after new-home sales in the U.S. unexpectedly declined, highlighting economic-growth concerns that helped boost demand for the metal as a store of value. Copper fell.

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