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NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- Gold futures rose Friday, for a weekly gain of 3.3%, amid ongoing violence in Iraq and the prospect of low U.S. interest rates for a while longer. Gold for August delivery (GCQ4) added $2.50, or 0.2%, to settle at $1,316.60 an ounce on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange. Gold pushed above $1,300 Thursday, marking the highest level since April 14.

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