Gold prices finish with a loss as dollar strengthens, U.S. stocks gain

New York (Mar 5)  Gold futures finished with a loss Monday after a 1.4% climb in the previous session. Strength in the dollar and gains in the U.S. stock market pressured prices, offsetting earlier haven support from jitters over a potential trade war. April gold GCJ8, -0.23% lost $3.50, or 0.3%, to settle at $1,319.90 an ounce.

Spot platinum price slides $8 to $960, while spot palladium price drops $12 to $985...as spot silver edges down nearly 1% to $16. 42.

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