Bengaluru —  Gold prices bounced back on Monday from a nine-month low hit in the previous session as the dollar softened, while passage of a long-awaited US coronavirus stimulus package boosted the bullion’s appeal as a hedge against inflation.

Spot gold rose 0.7% to $1,712.46 per ounce by 4.24am, after hitting its lowest since June 8 at $1,686.40 on Friday. US gold futures climbed 0.7% to $1,709.90...

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