Gold loses its lustre - MoneySense

Gold loses its lustre

The investor sell off in gold continues pushing prices below $1,400 an ounce.

  • Gold dropped below $1,400 an ounce Monday, it’s lowest level in two years as investors continue to sell off the asset.
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