Gold Rises on Eve of U.S. Elections

by Christopher Freeburn | November 5, 2012 5:18 pm

Gold Silver GLD IAU SLV[1]Gold recovered modestly on Monday after falling sharply last week as the U.S. presidential election — and a decision about future American economic policy — loomed.

Gold futures for December delivery rose to $1,683.20 on Monday, according to CME Group[2]. Gold traded as high as $1,686.20 and as low as $1,672.50. Gold bullion closed in London at $1,688, according to BullionVault[3].

Silver futures for December delivery also gained, closing up at $31.13 per ounce. Monday’s high for silver was $31.23, while the low was $30.66.

Gold and silver funds moved higher in Monday trading.

Gold and silver mining ETFs retreated during the day.

Gold mining shares were mixed on Monday, with NovaGold Resources (NYSE:NG[10]) falling the most.

Silver mining shares declined on Monday.

As of this writing, Christopher Freeburn did not hold a position in any of the aforementioned securities. Adrian Ash of BullionVault[23] contributed to this report.

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