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Gold futures end lower for the session, but tally a 5th straight weekly gain

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By Myra P. Saefong


Gold futures ended lower on Friday, pulling back in the wake of the nearly nine-year high they reached earlier this week. Prices for the week, however, gained roughly 0.7%, as the spread of COVID-19 continued to raise the metal's appeal as a safe-haven investment. August gold /zigman2/quotes/210037452/delayed GCQ20 -1.22% fell $1.90, or 0.1%, to settle at $1,801.90 an ounce. Prices on Wednesday had settled at $1,820.60, the highest for a most-active contract since Sept. 14, 2011, according to FactSet data.

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Gold prices end lower, but tally a 5th straight weekly gain

US : U.S.: Nymex
$ 1,909.10
-23.50 -1.22%
Volume: 404.00
Aug. 12, 2020 4:03p

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