Gold rose today on fears of a slow recovery from the already faltering global economy due to the Corona virus pandemic.
According to Reuters, gold rose in immediate transactions 0.6 percent to 1735.08 dollars an ounce, after it fell 1.4 percent yesterday, on the way to a slight weekly decline.
And US gold futures contracts were settled, up 0.8 percent at $ 1735.50.
As for other precious metals, palladium fell 3.3 percent to 1947.17 dollars an ounce, but it is heading towards recording the best weekly performance since last March.
Platinum settled at $ 832.65 an ounce, and silver rose 0.6 percent to $ 17.16.