Leading commodities were traded in a mixed trend on the first business day of the week: Brent and WTI oil slipped on Monday; natural gas Henry Hub future (short term delivery) also moderately decreased yesterday; silver and gold bounced back from Friday’s tumble and rallied on Monday; the Euro also increased against the USD on Monday. Finally, several currencies such as the Australian dollar slightly depreciated against the U.S dollar.
Here is a summary of the daily changes of precious metals and energy commodities as of June 10th, 2013:
Forex and Precious Metals Markets:
On Monday, gold bounced back and increased by 0.23% to $1,386; silver also increased by 0.84% to $21.93. During the month, gold slipped by 0.45%; silver, by 1.36%.
On Monday, the Euro/USD increased by 0.30% to 1.3257; conversely, the U.S Dollar slightly appreciated against some currencies such as Aussie dollar by 0.35%.
WTI oil price decreased by 0.27% to $95.77 per barrel; Brent oil decreased by 0.58% to $103.95 per barrel;
Thus, the difference between Brent and WTI reached $8.18/bbl. During the month, WTI sharply rose by 4.13%; Brent oil, by 3.55%.
Finally, the Henry Hub future (short term delivery) also fell yesterday by 0.73% and settled at $3.80/mmbtu.
A Summary for June 10th:
The table below includes: closing rates, daily percent changes, and daily changes:
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