Gold passed 1500$, Silver passed the 46$ mark – April 21 daily recap

The rises in major commodities continued yesterday as crude oil prices (WTI spot and Brent oil) moderately inclined; gold price passed the 1,500$ mark, while silver price passed the 46$ mark; and finally natural gas spot prices (Henry Hub) remained unchanged.

Here is a summary of the changes in commodities and precious metals for April 21st:

Oil and Gas prices:

Crude spot oil price (WTI) rose by 0.78% to reach 111.71$/b; during April, the WTI spot oil price rose by 3.9%.

Brent spot price also increased by 0.23% and settled at 124.21$/b.

As a result, the difference between Brent and WTI kept on falling and reaching 12.50$/b.

Natural gas spot price (Henry Hub) didn’t change yesterday and remained on 4.33$/mmbtu.

The Henry Hub future price inclined by 2.32% to reach 4.41$/mmbtu, resulting in the spread between future and spot price reaching +0.08$, i.e. contango.

Precious Metals prices:

Silver prices continued to rise and managed to pass the 46$ mark as it reached yesterday 46.08$, a 3.63% rise; gold prices also inclined moderately by 0.33% and reached 1,503.

During April, gold prices increased by 5.2%, and silver prices rose by 22.1%.

EURO/ USD finished the day with a 0.21% increase, as the USD continued to depreciate against the EURO.

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):

Crude oil spot price, Natural gas spot price, Current Gold prices Silver prices April 21


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