Gold futures eke out a loss for the week
San Francisco (Aug 12) Gold futures settled with a loss on Friday, after spending much of the session trading higher following disappointing economic data from the US and China. Prices lost about 0.09% for the week, which marks the fourth weekly loss in five. Gold for December delivery GCZ6, -0.70% lost $6.80, or 0.5%, to settle at $1,343.20 an ounce.
Spot gold was $1,335, while spot silver was $19.69.