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April 16, 2021, 1:48 p.m. EDT

Gold futures climb 2% for the week

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By Myra P. Saefong


Gold futures settled higher on Friday, with prices getting a boost from a weekly decline in U.S. Treasury note yields, which helped prices for the precious metal post a gain of about 2% from a week ago. June gold /zigman2/quotes/210036734/delayed GCM21 +0.31% rose $13.40, or 0.8%, to settle at $1,780.20 an ounce. That was the highest finish for a most-active contract since Feb. 24, according to FactSet data.

US : U.S.: Nymex
$ 1,843.80
+5.70 +0.31%
Volume: 222,090
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