Gold and argent futures accomplished abundantly lower on Friday amidst broad-based weakness in the metals complex.
COMEX gold futures, per the April contract, acclimatized with a accident of $2.50, or 0.1%, at $1,725.90 per ounce. For the week, however, the chicken metal eked out a $0.60 gain, thereby snapping a two-week accident skid.
Silver for March commitment on the COMEX accomplished bottomward by $0.31, or 0.9%, at $33.19 per ounce. In accomplishing so, argent continued its account abatement to 1.2% and acquaint its third after weekl y decline.
Despite the contempo dawdling in adored metals, on a year-to-date base gold and argent futures abide college by 10.2% and 18.9%, respectively.