Gold Down For The Session, But Up Nearly 25% Year To Date

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Gold futures settled lower on Thursday, but still gained nearly 25% year to date, as investors continue to navigate financial volatility sparked by the U.K.'s decision to leave the European Union. Gold for August delivery fell $6.30, or 0.5%, for the session to settle at $1,320.60 an ounce, pulling back after finishing at a nearly two-year high a day earlier. Futures prices were up about 6.9% for the second quarter, and have climbed roughly 24.6% year to date, according to FactSet data.

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