Gold futures edged lower Friday but remained on track to log a weekly gain a day after the largest their largest one-day drop since August.
Gold for April delivery on Comex was off $1.50, or 0.1%, at $1,326.30 an ounce, while March silver was up 1.9 cents, or 0.1%, to $15.82 an ounce. Gold remained on track for a 0.3% weekly rise, while silver is headed for a 0.5% gain.
In other metals trade, March copper was up sharply, rising 4.8 cents, or 1.7%, to $2.945 a pound.
March palladium rose $13.40, or 0.9%, to $1,458.50 an ounce, while April was up $6.70, or 0.9%, at $833 an ounce.