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Gold up for fifth successive trading day

Gold up for fifth successive trading day

Chicago: Gold futures on the COMEX division of the New York Mercantile Exchange closed slightly higher for five trading days in a row Tuesday, as a weaker US dollar gave support to the precious metal.

The most active gold contract for April delivery rose $0.70, or 0.06 percent, to settle at $1,198.60 per ounce.