Oil near the lowest levels since April 2009, after oil exports from the US increased. West Texas Intermediate for the February delivery rose 11 cents or 0.2 percent to $ 48.76 a barrel, after yesterday the price rose by 72 cents. Brent for the February delivery rose 5 cents or 0.1% to $ 51.15 per barrel
Gold traded slightly below the 3-week highs amid lower fuel prices. Bullion for immediate delivery traded at $ 213.83 for 1 ounce, and in yesterday’s session for the first $ 211.41. For the February delivery gold added 0.2% to 1 223.60 US dollars, which is the highest price of 16 December.
Silver for immediate delivery marked price $ 16.56 an ounce after yesterday traded price of $ 16.53 per ounce. Spot platinum also rose by 0.4% to 1 223.63 US dollars an ounce and palladium added 0.2% to its value to $ 792.68 an ounce.