by Christopher Freeburn | January 14, 2013 5:02 pm
Gold advanced modestly in Monday trading as investors awaited new hints from Federal Reserve officials regarding the strength and duration of economic stimulus efforts for the rest of the year.
Gold futures for February delivery climbed 0.5% to $1,669.40 on Monday, according to CME Group. Gold traded as high as $1,674.80 and as low as $1,659.50. Gold bullion closed in London at $1,670, according to BullionVault.
Silver futures for February delivery gained 2.3% to $31.08 per ounce. Monday’s high for silver was $31.12, while the low was $30.58.
Gold and silver funds advanced slightly in Monday trading.
Gold and silver mining ETFs mostly rose during the day.
Gold mining shares were mostly down, with Goldcorp (NYSE:GG) bucking the trend.
Silver mining shares mostly moved higher on Monday.
As of this writing, Christopher Freeburn did not hold a position in any of the aforementioned securities. Adrian Ash of BullionVault contributed to this report.
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