Gold turns flat earlier than payrolls recordsdata, copper cheered by China reopening

By Ambar Warrick — Gold prices hovered near seven-month highs on Friday as markets awaited a key reading on U.S. nonfarm payrolls, while copper prices reversed weekly losses amid the relaxing of more anti-COVID measures in major importer China. U.S. are expected to have eased slightly in December, indicating some cooling in the labor