LONDON -- After falling on Friday, gold has regained some lost ground this week. However, there has been little change overall, with gold on the December contract rising by just 0.6% to $1,717 over the last five trading days.
Of course, the only practical way for most private investors to invest in gold is through exchange-traded funds. The performance of the $63 billion SPDR Gold Trust ETF
Gold's big movers
Many investors prefer to invest in gold-mining stocks, rather than gold itself, as investing in miners offers the potential for leveraged gains on the price of gold. Let's take a look at some of this week's biggest movers.
Investors betting that Centamin
Harmony Gold Mining
Fellow South African gold miner Gold Fields
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