Gold ends higher for first time in three sessions, gains 0.8% for the week

Gold ends higher for first time in three sessions, gains 0.8% for the week

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Gold futures climbed Friday to mark their first climb in three sessions after a monthly report showed that the U.S. economy added less jobs than expected in September. December gold GCZ8, +0.32% rose $4, or 0.3%, to settle at $1,205.60 an ounce. The metal saw a weekly gain of roughly 0.8%, according to FactSet data.

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