Gold Tops $1,700 as ECB’s Bond-Buying Plan Bolsters the Euro

Gold Tops $1,700 as ECB’s Bond-Buying Plan Bolsters the Euro

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December-delivery gold gained as much as 0.6 percent to $1,703.90 an ounce on the Comex in New York and was at $1,703.80. The price has risen 8.7 percent this year.