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Gold prices down on solid US jobs data

The metal continues decline after two weeks of falls; silver also down but platinum prices gain

[SINGAPORE] Gold fell after the first back-to-back weekly declines since May as investors weighed the situation in Russia and Gaza with the health of the US economy. Silver retreated while platinum advanced. Gold for immediate delivery decreased as much as 0.4 per cent to US$1,301.49 an ounce