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Gold extends biggest rally since Brexit vote on Trump jitters

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By Jan HarveyLONDON (Reuters) - Gold extended its biggest one-day rally in nearly a year on Thursday to a more than two-week high, as uncertainty over the outlook for Donald Trump's presidency rattled stock markets, prompting a wave of risk aversion.Gold surged nearly 2 percent on Wednesday, its biggest one-day jump since Britain voted to exit the European Union in June, on reports that U.S. President Trump had tried to intervene in an investigation into alleged Russian interference in last year's U.S. election.That prompted the sharpest drop in Wall Street stocks since Sept. 9, and knocked ...

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First Published: Thu, May 18 2017. 17:01 IST