Gold Futures Tally a Third Straight Weekly Loss

By Myra P. SaefongMarketWatch Pulse

Gold futures fell Thursday, holding ground at about a one-month low, pressured by strength in the U.S. dollar and the potential for an U.S. interest-rate hike as early as next month. Gold for April delivery settled at $1,221.60 an ounce, down $2.40, or 0.2%. For week, prices lost 2.6%, according to FactSet data. Markets will be shut for Good Friday.

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