Gold Futures Finish At Their Best Level In Over a Year

By Myra P. Saefong Markets MarketWatch Pulse

Gold futures settled higher on Thursday as weakness in the U.S. dollar and downbeat economic data helped the metal post its best finish in more than a year. April gold rose $16.40, or 1.3%, to settle at $1,258.20 an ounce. The settlement was the highest since Feb. 5, 2015, according to data from Dow Jones.

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