LOS ANGELES – Gold and other precious-metal futures moved modestly higher in electronic trade Monday, rebounded from mild losses recorded on Friday. Gold for April delivery advanced by $5.40, or 0.4%, to $1,245.20 an ounce, erasing a 0.2% loss in Friday's New York Mercantile Exchange session. March silver improved by 2 cents, or 0.1%, to $19.14 an ounce after suffering a fractional loss of less than a cent in the previous session. April platinum advanced $12, or 0.9%, to $1,387.70 an ounce, while March palladium rose $3, or 0.4%, to $706.20 an ounce. March copper inched down by less than a cent, losing 0.1% to trade at $3.19 a pound.
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