Gold and silver futures ended higher Monday, recovering the ground they lost Friday.
The actively traded August contract for gold rose $18.90 to $1,411.90 an ounce, a gain of 1.4 percent. Silver for July delivery rose 47.8 cents to $22.72 an ounce.
Other metals prices also rose.
July platinum rose $35.60 to $1,497.40 an ounce, September palladium rose $5.40 to $759.05 an ounce and July copper rose 3.8 cents to $3.3305 a pound.
In agricultural futures trading, corn for July delivery fell 6.25 cents to $6.5575 a bushel, a loss of 0.9 percent.
Soybeans for delivery in the same month rose 22.5 cents to $15.325 a bushel. July wheat rose 3.25 cents to $7.0875 a bushel.
The price of crude oil rose $1.48 to $93.45 a barrel, or 1.6 percent.
In other energy futures trading, wholesale gasoline rose 3 cents to end at $2.79 a gallon, heating oil rose 5 cents to finish at $2.83 per gallon and natural gas advanced by about a cent to end at $3.99 per 1,000 cubic feet.
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