Bengaluru — Gold prices rose on Monday, holding above the key $1,700 per ounce support level, as a new wave of coronavirus infections in some countries raised expectations of further stimulus measures and lower interest rates.

Spot gold gained 0.5% to $1,708.75 per ounce by 5.25am, having lost about 1% in the previous session. US gold futures eased 0.1% to $1,711.70...

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