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Gold up for fourth straight session on North Korea tensions

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BENGALURU (Reuters) - Gold prices edged up to touch their highest in over two months on Friday, set for a fourth consecutive day of gains as rising tensions between the United States and North Korea stoked safe-haven buying.FUNDAMENTALS * Spot gold was up 0.2 percent at $1,287.90 per ounce at 0042 GMT. Earlier in the session, it marked its highest since June 8 an $1,288.52 an ounce. * U.S. gold futures for December delivery rose 0.3 percent to $1,294.10 per ounce.* President Donald Trump ratcheted up his rhetoric toward North Korea and its leader on Thursday, warning Pyongyang against ...

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First Published: Fri, August 11 2017. 06:38 IST