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Bullion notches best weekly price gain since 2008

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Investors have bolted back to gold after it suffered three years of losses as a souring global economy pummels stock prices.

London

GOLD'S explosive start to 2016 has lifted prices to the highest level in a year as investors flee a bear market in global stocks, a weakening dollar and the fallout from the spread of negative interest rates.

Futures in the metal posted the biggest weekly jump in seven years