Crude oil prices started April with rises – April 1

The month of April started off with rises for crude oil prices (WTI and Brent); natural gas spot price (Henry Hub) also increased; however precious metals’ prices including gold and silver prices decreased.

Here is a short summary of the price changes in major energy commodities and precious metals for April 1st:

Oil and Gas prices:

Crude oil price (WTI spot) inclined yesterday, April 1st by 1.14% to 107.94$/b.

Brent spot price also rose by 1.22% to reach 118.68$/b.

As a result, the difference between Brent and WTI started off April at 10.74$/b.

Natural gas spot price (Henry Hub) continue to incline, yesterday by a moderate rate of 0.23% to reach 4.32$/mmbtu.

The Henry Hub future price, on the other hand, moderately declined by 0.59% to reach 4.36$/mmbtu, resulting in the spread between future and spot price reaching 0.04$/mmbtu, i.e. contango.

Precious Metals prices:

Silver price, declined yesterday by 0.41% and reached 37.732$; gold prices also inclined by 0.76% and reached 1,428$. During March silver prices increased by 10.1%, and gold prices by 0.6%.

EURO/ USD continue to icnrease as the USD depreciated yesterday by 0.57%. For a more detailed report on major currencies, check out Forex crunch.

A summary of yesterday’s Prices Changes:

The table below includes: closing prices, daily percent change, and change in US dollars (except for USD/CAD, in which the change is in Canadian dollars):

Current Crude oil price, Natural gas spot price, Gold prices Silver prices April 1


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