For the Record (5)

The price of gold jumped to $600 an ounce in New York Thursday, up about $18 in a new round of speculative buying. The latest surge reflected renewed concern over tension in the Middle East and the continued downward trend in US interest rates.

of stories this month > Get unlimited stories
You've read  of 5 free articles. Subscribe to continue.

Unlimited digital access $11/month.

Get unlimited Monitor journalism.