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Gold Keeps Shining as Funds Miss Out on Best Rally in Two Months

  • Bets on a silver rally increase to highest on record
  • Bloomberg Precious Metals Subindex up more than 20% this year
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Gold Tops $1,300 an Ounce: Bullish or Cautious?

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Nothing seems to be slowing down the gold market, even when speculators take a step back.

Bullion has been on a tear, with futures last week posting the biggest advance in two months. Hedge funds missed the party, reducing their wagers on a rally by the most since they turned bullish in January. The money managers were more fortunate when it came to silver, taking their holdings to the highest on record just before the metal had its best monthly advance since 2013.