Gold Futures Climb More Than 5% For The Month

By Myra P. SaefongMarketWatch Pulse

Gold futures edged higher on Friday to end the month with a gain of more than 5%. Prices for the metal scored their biggest monthly climb in a year as losses in global stock markets lifted the investment appeal of the precious metal. April gold rose 30 cents to settle at $1,116.40 an ounce on Comex for a monthly climb of roughly 5.3%.

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