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Earnings season is underway in the U.S., and better-than-expected numbers from Comcast, Verizon, Chipotle Mexican Grill, Google, Apple, Microsoft, General Electric and others also sent investors flocking to stocks.
Meanwhile, ongoing concerns about conflicts in Gaza and Ukraine failed to drive additional demand for safe haven assets.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry flew to Tel Aviv on Wednesday to step up efforts to secure a ceasefire in the Gaza strip, as fighting between Israeli security forces and Hamas militants continued.
Meanwhile, in Ukraine, pro-Russian rebels shot down two Ukrainian fighter jets, not far from where the Malaysian Airlines passenger plane was brought down late last week, a spokesman for Ukraine's military operations said Wednesday.
Gold prices have rebounded 8.9 percent this year, partly as tensions in Ukraine and the Middle East spurred demand for safe haven assets.
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