Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Gold Rises 1.9%, Silver Gains 3.7% and Palladium Prices Advance 3.3%

by Bullion Prices Staff on February 21, 2012

Following the extended U.S. holiday weekend, gold and other precious metals rallied Tuesday on news that Greece secured its second round of debt bailout funds. Gold prices gained $32.60, or 1.9%, to $1,758.50 an ounce on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange, trading between $1,727 an ounce and $1,759 an ounce.