Gold futures traded 0.6% lower Monday, with a final bid of $1,610.10 per ounce, according to CME Group data. Gold prices reached a high of $1,625.20 and a low of $1,608.50. Gold bullion finished down at $1,612 per ounce for Monday’s trading session in London, according to BullionVault.
The cost of an ounce of gold bullion minus an ounce of platinum breached $230 an ounce Monday, a new record high for the gold-platinum premium.
Silver futures were down 1% Monday, with a final bid of $27.77 per ounce. Monday’s high for silver reached $28.15, and the low was $27.69.
Gold and silver funds saw losses Monday.
- The SPDR Gold Trust (NYSE:GLD) was down 0.8%.
- The iShares Gold Trust (NYSE:IAU) was 0.8% lower.
- The iShares Silver Trust (NYSE:SLV) dropped 1.3%.
Gold and silver mining ETFs also showed lower results.
- The Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF (NYSE:GDX) fell 1.4%.
- The Market Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF (NYSE:GDXJ) finished 1.3% lower.
- The Global X Silver Miners ETF (NYSE:SIL) dipped 0.5%.
- Agnico-Eagle Mines (NYSE:AEM) was down 1%.
- Barrick Gold (NYSE:ABX) finished 1.1% lower.
- Eldorado Gold (NYSE:EGO) fell 1.2%.
- Goldcorp (NYSE:GG) dipped 1.3%.
- Kinross Gold was 2.3% lower.
- Newmont Mining (NYSE:NEM) finished 1.2% lower.
- NovaGold Resources gained 0.2%.
- Yamana Gold (NYSE:AUY) finished down 1.8%.
- Coeur d’Alene Mines (NYSE:CDE) dipped 0.8%.
- Hecla Mining (NYSE:HL) fell 1.9%.
- Pan American Silver (NASDAQ:PAAS) was 1% lower.
- Silver Wheaton (NYSE:SLW) rose 0.2%.
- Silver Standard Resources plummeted 2.4%.
As of this writing, Angela Nazworth did not hold a position in any of the aforementioned securities. Adrian Ash of BullionVault contributed to this report.