New York spot gold prices were falling $6.20, or 0.5%, to $1,183.50 an ounce Monday afternoon.
New York spot silver prices were trading sideways at $18.20 an ounce.
New York spot platinum prices, meanwhile, were increasing $12, or 0.8%, to $1,551 an ounce, while its sister metal was gaining traction.
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New York spot palladium prices were higher by $11, or 2.4%, at $473 an ounce.
Mining stocks and exchange-traded funds (ETFs) were trading in positive territory Monday afternoon. Mining stocks offer another form of exposure to precious metals.
was rising 2.7% to $14.16, while
Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold
was up 0.5% to $71.43.
ETFS Physical Palladium Shares
was adding 1.9% to $47.24, while
iShares Silver Trust
was edging 0.5% higher to $17.81.
-- Reported by Andrea Tse in New York.
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