NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Spot gold prices have been popping after a weak U.S. GDP report.
New York spot gold prices were adding $15.40, or 1.3%, to $1,181.90 an ounce Friday afternoon.
New York spot silver prices were rising 25 cents, or 1.4%, to $17.97 an ounce.
New York spot platinum prices, meanwhile, were increasing $11, or 0.7%, to $1,568 an ounce, while its sister metal was gaining traction.
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New York spot palladium prices were higher by $12, or 2.5%, at $495 an ounce.
Mining stocks and exchange-traded funds (ETFs) were trading in positive territory Friday afternoon. Mining stocks offer another form of exposure to precious metals.
settled Friday's trading session up 1.3% to $13.78, while
Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold
closed up 1.2% to $71.62.
ETFS Physical Palladium Shares
rose 2.9% to $49.68, while
iShares Silver Trust
added 2% to $17.58.
-- Reported by Andrea Tse in New York
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