Gold futures settled lower on Friday, but held onto a gain of more than 2% for the week. Traders assessed this week’s policy decisions from the Bank of Japan and U.S. Federal Reserve and their potential impact on demand for the yellow metal. December gold lost $3, or 0.2%, to settle at $1,341.70 an ounce. For the week, prices rose 2.4%, according to FactSet data.
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