Metals

Gold settled 1.9% higher at an over two-week high of $1,929 per ounce on Friday, and posting a second weekly gain of 1.6% helped by a weaker dollar amid renewed optimism over a new US coronavirus relief package. President Trump said that he would like to see an even bigger package than what either the Democrats or Republicans offered. US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin resumed their talks over the aid package, after US President Donald Trump called off negotiations earlier this week.