Gold for June delivery fell $23.70, or 2.4%, to $957.50 an ounce on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange. The more active August contract also lost 2.4%, surrendering $23.90 to stand at $958.40……
Meanwhile, July silver skidded 71.5 cents, or 4.5%, to $15.18 an ounce
……holdings in the SPDR Gold Trust (GLD) stood at 1,132.50 metric tons Thursday, unchanged from the previous day, according to latest data from the biggest exchange-traded fund backed by gold.
Holdings in the iShare Silver Trust (SLV) , the biggest silver ETF, stood at 8,605.43 metric tons, also unchanged from a day ago.