Bullion prices were mostly lower Monday and for April. Palladium was the exception for both, posting a modest increase on the day and a rallying 4.3% gain for the month. Precious metal monthly losses were at 0.5% for gold, 4.5% for silver and 4.4% for platinum.
Bullion prices pulled ahead for a second straight day Friday but precious metals results were mixed overall this week as gold and palladium rose 1.3% and 0.7%, respectively, while silver and platinum fell 0.8% and 0.5%. In closing Friday, gold prices gained $4.30, or 0.3%, to $1,664.80 an ounce on the Comex division of the New [...]
U.S. bullion prices rebounded Thursday with increases of 1.1% for gold, 2.8% for silver, 2.7% for palladium and 1.5% for platinum. A weaker U.S. dollar and bargain-hunting were among factors analysts offered for gains.
Bullion prices retreated during the mid-week session. Gold prices were off just slightly as gold for June delivery edged down $1.50, or 0.1%, to 1,642.30 an ounce on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange. Prices moved between an intraday low of $1,625 an ounce and a high of $1,647.60 an ounce.
After bullion prices plunged Monday, gold and silver recovered a touch on Tuesday. Gold prices added $11.20, or 0.7%, to $1,643.80 an ounce on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange. Gold prices hit an intraday low of $1,634.60 an ounce and touched a high of $1,650.10 an ounce.
Bullion prices were mixed Friday and for the week. The only consistent movement was from palladium which surged ahead for both. In terms of increases across precious metals this week, palladium prices jumped 4.6% and silver added 0.8%. Losses included gold at 1% and platinum at 0.2%.
With the exception of a 0.1% loss for platinum on Thursday, precious metals advanced. Increases included 0.1% for gold and 0.9% for both silver and palladium.
U.S. gold prices returned lower Wednesday as the U.S. dollar firmed. June gold prices declined $11.50 or 0.7%, to $1,639.60 an ounce on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange. Gold’s intraday ranges were $1,638.10 an ounce and $1,655.20 an ounce.
U.S. bullion prices climbed Tuesday as the U.S. dollar weakened. On the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange, June gold prices added $1.40, or 0.1%, to $1,651.10 an ounce. The yellow metal touched an intraday low of $1,635.20 an ounce and reached a high of $1,658.40 an ounce.
Bullion prices tumbled Friday but two of four major precious metals still pulled out gains on the week — gold prices added 1.8% and palladium prices added 0.4%. Weekly losses were held to silver at 1.1% and platinum at 1.2%.