Gold futures on Monday marked their highest settlement in more than six years. Concerns surrounding the spread of the coronavirus fed risk-off sentiment, putting pressure on global stock markets and lifting haven demand for the precious metal. February gold /zigman2/quotes/210035396/delayed GCG20 -0.18% rose $5.50, or nearly 0.4%, to settle at $1,577.40 an ounce. That was the highest most-active contract settlement since April 9, 2013, according to Dow Jones Market Data.
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Gold logs highest finish in over 6 years as China virus fears fuel market unease