Commodities Why Gold prices touched highest level since 2013 Updated : June 21, 2019 03:03 PM IST Today, the safe haven commodity rose 1.5 percent to cross above $1,400 for the first time since September 2013. The trade war between US and China is one of the biggest factors that have turned the central banks towards gold. In 2018, central banks added an incredible 651.5 tonnes gold to their holdings. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.