Gold ekes out modest gain in choppy Tuesday trade

Gold futures settled slightly higher Tuesday after putting in their lowest settlement since March on Monday, following a plunge of more than 5% intraday in early Asian trading hours. December gold closed $5.20, or 0.3%, to end at $1,731.70 an ounce. Market Pulse Stories are Rapid-fire, short news bursts on stocks and markets as they move. Visit MarketWatch.com for more information on this news.

Gold ekes out modest gain in choppy Tuesday trade
Gold futures settled slightly higher Tuesday after putting in their lowest settlement since March on Monday, following a plunge of more than 5% intraday in early Asian trading hours. December gold closed $5.20, or 0.3%, to end at $1,731.70 an ounce. Market Pulse Stories are Rapid-fire, short news bursts on stocks and markets as they move. Visit MarketWatch.com for more information on this news.