NEW YORK, July 30 (Reuters) - New York gold futures ended with healthy gains on Thursday, pushing up with other commodities, especially rebounding oil prices, after a string of better corporate earnings results increased investor risk appetite and hurt the dollar versus euro, traders said.
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* August goldfinished up $7.70, or 0.83 percent, at $934.90 an ounce on the COMEX division of the New York Mercantile Exchange.
* Trade held within an inside range between $928.40 and $937.0 an ounce.
* Support resides at a two-week low of $924.30 and weak resistance remains around $940 an ounce - chartists.
* Failed attempt to take out support during Wednesday's sell-off provided firm underpinning on Thursday - chartists.
* First delivery day in the August contract begins Friday when December gold contract moves into the benchmark position - floor traders.
* Dollar slid against major currencies, helping drive gold prices up along with other commodities - traders.
* Dollar tumbled as a rebound in global stocks dimmed the greenback's attractiveness as a safe-haven. [USD/]
* U.S. stocks jump on a string of solid corporate profit reports. [.N]
"Gold found support below the $930 area along with weakness in the dollar, which supported the entire commodity complex," said David Meger, Alaron Trading metals analyst in Chicago.
* The value of dollar-denominated gold tends to increase in overseas markets when the U.S. currency declines.
* Oil prices jump 5 percent to near $67 a barrel, as corporate earnings and economic data sparked fresh optimism that the recession has hit bottom. [O/R]
* Oil's increase helps lift other commodities, including gold and other precious metals - traders.
* COMEX estimated final gold volume at 89,394 lots, according to exchange data.
* Spot goldadvances to $933.20 an ounce in late New York business from $928.10 an ounce in late dealings on Wednesday.
* London afternoon gold fixwas set at $932.50 an ounce.
* September silverjumped 22.70 cents, or 1.71 percent, to settle at $13.4850 an ounce.
* Inside range reached up to $13.58 from a $13.26 low.
* Silver rallied with gold and other metals - traders.
* COMEX estimated final silver volume at 18,203 lots.
* Spot silverwas up at $13.45 an ounce from $13.25 an ounce in Wednesday's late quote.
* London silver was fixedfalls to $13.40 an ounce.
* October platinumfinished $16.80 higher at $1,189.0 an ounce.
* Spot platinumincreased to $1,180.0 an ounce from $1,170.50 an ounce in late Wednesday trade.
* September palladiumwas $3.85 higher at $259.35 an ounce, in line with platinum gains.
* Spot palladiumwas quoted higher at $257 an ounce than $251.0 an ounce in late Wednesday business. (Reporting by Carole Vaporean, Editing by Lisa Shumaker)
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