India, Dec. 7 -- Gold futures finished modestly lower on Friday, retreating from earlier session gains following upbeat US job data, marking the biggest monthly gains since January and reaffirming the health of the domestic economy. The data buoyed dollar and US stocks, dulling safe-heaven bullion investments.

Gold futures for December US gold futures settled down 1.2% at $1,465.10 per ounce on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile. While, spot gold slipped 1% to $1,460.39 per ounce.

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