LOS ANGELES – Gold futures fell in electronic trade Thursday, pulling back after a six-session advance as part of a broad retreat in the metals complex. Gold for April delivery fell $5.60, or 0.4%, to $1,289.40 an ounce, more than erasing its $5.20 gain in Wednesday's New York Mercantile Exchange session. March silver retreated by 14 cents, or 0.7%, to $20.21 an ounce after a 19-cent advance the previous day. April platinum traded down $9.20, or 0.7%, to $1,398.10 an ounce, while March palladium fell $1.65, or 0.2%, to $727.40. March copper trimmed about a penny to trade at $3.25 a pound for a loss of 0.2%.
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