Gold futures settle back above $1,200

San Francisco (Apr 15)  Gold futures finished higher on Wednesday, reclaiming the $1,200-an-ounce level as weaker-than-expected U.S. economic data weighed on the dollar. June gold GCM5, +0.85% climbed $8.70, or 0.7%, to settle at $1,201.30 an ounce on Comex. Prices on Tuesday had logged their lowest settlement of the month.

Spot silver rises more than 1% to close at $16.35, while platinum jumped $14 to $1,164, and palladium aded $8 to closed at $772/oz.

Souce: MarketWatch