by Christopher Freeburn | January 16, 2014 4:25 pm
Gold posted a slight gain in Thursday trading as equities markets stalled and the U.S. dollar softened against other currencies.
Gold futures for February delivery rose 0.2% to $1,240.20 per ounce on Thursday, according to CME Group. Gold traded as high as $1,244.90 and as low as $1,235.80. Bullion closed in London at $1,244, according to BullionVault.
Silver futures for March delivery sank 0.4%, to $20.5 per ounce. Thursday’s high for silver was $20.25, while the low was $19.97.
Metal funds were mixed on Thursday.
Mining ETFs improved during the day.
Gold stocks mostly climbed on Thursday.
Silver mining shares mostly advanced during the day.
As of this writing, Christopher Freeburn did not hold a position in any of the aforementioned securities. Adrian Ash of BullionVault contributed to this report.
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