Bullion triumphs as bug sends shivers throughout global trade


Gold prices steadied on Monday, holding close to a near eight-year peak scaled last week, as the accelerating spread of the coronavirus threatened to derail hopes of an economic recovery.

Spot gold rose 0.1% to $1,772.39 per ounce by 11:08 a.m. EDT (1508 GMT), but only $6.67 shy of its highest...