01 Mar '11, 11pm

Gold has hit a new record high of US$1,432.57 an ounce, on worries sparked by rising oil prices

Gold has hit a new record high of US$1,432.57 an ounce, on worries sparked by rising oil prices

A woman checks the purity of a gold ring. Gold prices jumped to a new record price as worries about oil prices spread. -- PHOTO: AFP WASHINGTON - GOLD struck a new record at US$1,432.57 (S$1,823.77) an ounce on Tuesday as worries spread that the surging price of oil could fuel inflation and dampen economic growth. The price on the London Bullion Market jumped more than US$13 an ounce from Monday to top last December's record of US$1,431.25, before falling off slightly to around US$1,430.50 at 2035 GMT (4.35am Singapore time). On the New York Mercantile Exchange, the price on the contract for April delivery closed at US$1,431.20, also a record for that market. The jump came after oil prices rose again on Libyan unrest and US Federal Reserve chief Ben Bernanke warned that a sustained rise in oil prices could potentially threaten US economic growth and spark dangerous broader...

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