from Gold Core:
Gold retained sharp overnight gains today to trade near its highest in over a month as investors sought safety amid increasing concerns over a slump in the global economy. Gold rose to its highest since September 11 at $1,249.30 yesterday.
This morning gold for Swiss storage or for immediate delivery rose 0.2% to $1,244 an ounce by 12:00 in London, according to Bloomberg generic pricing. Futures trading volume was 64% above the average for the past 100 days for this time of day.
Global stocks plummeted yesterday and again today, on investor concern that U.S. and Chinese inflation data are signalling a global slowdown in economic activity. U.S. retail sales fell in September and producer prices declined for the first time in a year.
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