Gold and silver futures rebounded after Moody’s Investors Service said U.S. policy makers must address debt woes to avoid a credit-rating downgrade this year, boosting the appeal of the metals as a haven.
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans said the U.S. economy has improved “quite a lot” as the central bank maintains record stimulus.
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An independent Scotland would have a banking system too big to save in the event of a crisis, the U.K. Treasury said.