Gold hits record highs on weak dollar

Spot gold rose to a record of $1,513.70 an ounce on Monday, extending the record-breaking rally to the seventh consecutive session, as the dollar languished near its three-year low.

Five-tael (6.65 ounces or 190 grams) gold bars are seen at a jewellery store in Hong Kong in this April, 2011

U.S. gold futures also hit a record high, at $1,514.50 an ounce.


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