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Gold hits four-month high as tensions flare in Middle East

WorldNews Friday, 3 January 2020
Gold hits four-month high as tensions flare in Middle EastBy Diptendu Lahiri (Reuters) - Gold prices climbed to a four-month high on Friday, as tensions mounted in the Middle East after a senior Iranian military official was killed in a U.S. air strike, while a weaker dollar also provided some support to the metal. Iranian Major-General Qassem Soleimani, head of the elite Quds Force, and top Iraqi militia commander Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis were killed in the air...
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