Gold rises as new coronavirus cases spur lockdown fears

By CNBC and Thai Newsroom Reporters GOLD gained on Friday (June 19) as a rise in coronavirus cases raised concerns of a second wave of the pandemic that could compel governments to implement new lockdowns. Spot gold was up 1.1% to $1,740.79 per ounce, while US gold futures settled 1.3% up at $1,753 per ounce.

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