NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Spot gold prices are showing limited strength Tuesday afternoon, as currency volatility tempers and the markets look comparatively flat.
Spot gold prices were firming up $7.30, or 0.6%, to $1,239.90 an ounce Tuesday afternoon.
New York spot silver prices were rising 18 cents, or 1%, to $18.90 an ounce.
New York spot platinum prices, meanwhile, were down $1, or 0.1%, to $1,587 an ounce, while its sister metal was losing traction.
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New York spot palladium prices were falling $5, or 1%, to $486 an ounce.
Mining stocks were in mixed action Tuesday afternoon. Mining stocks offer another form of exposure to precious metals.
was up 0.7% to $7.10, while
Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold
was down 1.9% to $66.79.
was rising 0.5% to $5.66, while
was falling 0.3% to $13.80.
-- Reported by Andrea Tse in New York
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