Gold futures for December delivery rose 0.6% to $1,771.20 on Tuesday, according to CME Group. Gold traded as high as $1,775.90 and as low as $1,753.20. Gold bullion closed in London at $1,774, according to BullionVault.
Silver futures closed up 0.4% at $34.718 per ounce. Tuesday’s high for silver was $35.10, while the low was $34.015.
Gold and silver funds rose in Tuesday trading.
- The SPDR Gold Trust (NYSE:GLD) rose 0.8%.
- The iShares Gold Trust (NYSE:IAU) also gained 0.8%.
- The iShares Silver Trust (NYSE:SLV) jumped 2.2%.
Gold and silver mining ETFs also finished higher.
- The Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF (NYSE:GDX) increased 0.7%.
- The Market Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF (NYSE:GDXJ) moved up 1.4%.
- The Global X Silver Miners ETF (NYSE:SIL) gained 1.5%.
Gold mining shares posted mostly gains for the day, with NovaGold Resources (AMEX:NG) showing the largest increase.
- Agnico-Eagle Mines (NYSE:AEM) edged up 0.9%
- Barrick Gold (NYSE:ABX) dipped 0.3%.
- Eldorado Gold (NYSE:EGO) fell 2%.
- Goldcorp (NYSE:GG) gained 0.9%.
- Kinross Gold (NYSE:KGC) inched higher by 0.3%.
- Newmont Mining (NYSE:NEM) slipped 0.3%.
- NovaGold Resources climbed 2.1%.
- Yamana Gold (NYSE:AUY) closed up 1%
Silver mining shares mostly rose in Tuesday trading.
- Coeur d’Alene Mines (NYSE:CDE) gained 0.8%.
- Hecla Mining (NYSE:HL) jumped 3.5%.
- Pan American Silver (NASDAQ:PAAS) increased 2.2%.
- Silver Wheaton (NYSE:SLW) rose 1.6%.
- Silver Standard Resources (NASDAQ:SSRI) edged up 0.6%.
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.