Gold futures rose Friday, posting a acquire for the week because the rise in COVID-19 circumstances within the U.S. and components of the world raised the potential for an additional spherical of shutdowns to comprise the unfold. That lifted haven demand for the valuable metallic. August gold
rose $9.70, or almost 0.6%, to settle at $1,780.30 an oz. Costs for the most-active contract climbed about 1.6% for the week, in accordance with FactSet information.