Gold Futures Post a Roughly 1% Gain For The Week

By Myra P. SaefongMarketsMarketWatch Pulse

Gold futures settled with a slight gain on Friday to tally a weekly climb of roughly 1%. Uncertainty surrounding the U.S. election and the timing of Federal Reserve's next interest-rate hike helped to lift investment interest in the yellow metal despite some strength in the U.S. dollar . December gold rose 20 cents for the session to settle at $1,267.70 an ounce.

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