Oct 26 (Reuters) - Gold climbed back towards last week’s five-month peak on Thursday, undeterred by a stronger U.S. dollar and bond yields, as investors looked to the safe-haven asset amid the Middle East conflict.

Spot gold rose 0.4% to $1,986.69 per ounce by 1131 GMT, trading just shy of its highest level since May 16 hit on Friday...[LINK]