Gold futures fell on Friday morning, amid a global rally in stocks that was dulling the appeal for the yellow metal. August gold on Comex shed $18.70, or 1.1%, at $1,708.70 an ounce, nearly giving up all of its gains from the previous session. Meanwhile, July silver lost 24 cents, or 1.3%, at $17.830 an ounce, after sinking 0.6% on Thursday. For the week, gold is down 2.5%, while silver has lost 3.6% over the past five trading sessions. Source : Marketwatch

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