Bengaluru — Gold held close to a near eight-year peak on Tuesday, en route to its best quarter in more than four years, as worries over rising cases of the novel coronavirus and its economic fallout boosted safe-haven demand.

Spot gold was steady at $1,771.30 an ounce by 3.06am GMT, just $7.76 shy of a near eight-year high of $1,779.06 hit last week...

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