Prices bounce back somewhat from Wednesday's losses as fears that Ireland could default on its debt send investors looking for safety. But a stronger dollar is tempering the metal's rally.
The summit in Seoul will be all about bashing Bernanke and the dollar, which means you want to be in gold.
Prices falter as the dollar rallies and the Chicago Mercantile Exchange raises the deposit required to buy silver contracts.
A day after cracking $1,400, gold prices continued to rally on concerns over eurozone debt, while silver surged 5.4%.
A number of funds linked to miners and bullion would benefit if central banks moved to a gold standard.
As G-20 leaders prepare to meet amid global currency concerns, World Bank President Robert Zoellick rekindles an old debate.
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