Xinhua News AgencyDecember 6, 2013 18:48
1st LD Writethru: Gold closes with 2-pct weekly loss
CHICAGO, Dec. 6 (Xinhua) -- Gold futures on the COMEX division of the New York Mercantile Exchange closed with modest loss on Friday, as traders reacted to a stronger-than-expected U.S. jobs report for November.
The most active gold contract for February delivery fell 2.9 dollars, or 0.23 percent, to settle at 1,229.0 U.S. dollars per ounce. Statistics show gold prices lost 1.7 percent for the week, tracking the most-active contracts.