Gold rose on Monday as the relentless coronavirus spread globally with a record jump in COVID-19 infections in the United States.
Wall Street's major indexes dropped and benchmark 10-year yield slipped to its lowest since early June as the United States set a new record for a one-day increase in coronavirus cases.
Gold gained 1.4% last week as more than 10 million people have been reported to be infected by the novel coronavirus globally.
Easy monetary policies and a string of stimulus measures by major central banks to stem the virus impact have sparked concerns of inflation, driving bullion prices 16.5% higher this year.
Meanwhile hedge funds and money managers increased their bullish positions in COMEX gold and silver contracts in the latest week.
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