Recent Bullion News
With tensions between Russia and Ukraine on a high, palladium emerged as the star performer of the precious metals complex, holding onto the peak it hit last Friday around $907 per ounce.
French Prime Minister Manuel Valls called for more action from the European Central Bank to lower the value of the euro, amid concerns the 18-nation region might be headed toward deflation.
The base metals consolidated on Friday after the general weakness seen in the middle of last week. On Friday, the base metals closed with average gains of 0.2 percent, with copper up 0.3 percent at $6,957.25 and aluminium up 0.4 percent at $2,093.
Julian Phillips of the Gold Forecaster points to darkening economic clouds that could support gold.
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