Gold falls sharply

8 December, 2019 12:00 AM printer

CHICAGO: Gold futures on the COMEX division of the New York Mercantile Exchange fell more than 1 percent on Friday as better-than-expected U.S. jobs data boosted stock benchmarks.

The most active gold contract for February delivery went down 18.00 U.S. dollars, or 1.21 percent, to settle at 1,465.10 dollars per ounce, reports Xinhua.