Gold futures were higher during the U.S. session on Thursday.
On the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange, Gold futures for August delivery traded at USD1253.80 a troy ounce at time of writing rising 0.76%.
It earlier traded at a session high USD1257.70 a troy ounce. Gold was likely to find support at USD1240.20 and resistance at USD1257.70.
US Dollar Index, which tracks the performance of the greenback versus a basket of six other major currencies, fell 0.37% to trade at USD80.41.
Elsewhere on the Comex, Silver for July delivery rose 1.52% to trade at USD19.078 a troy ounce while Copper for July delivery fell 0.08% to trade at USD3.091 a pou
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