As many had expected, the FOMC again kept its target interest rate near zero.
New York spot gold prices were gaining $10.90, or 0.9%, to $1,289.40 an ounce Tuesday afternoon.
New York spot silver prices were rising by 20 cents, or 1%, at $20.93 an ounce.
New York spot platinum prices, meanwhile were rising by $2, or 0.1%, to $1,625 an ounce, while its sister metal was slipping.
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New York spot palladium prices were falling by $3, or 0.6%, to $534 an ounce.
A number of mining stocks, which offer another form of exposure to precious metals, traded in mixed territory Tuesday afternoon.
stock was rising by 1.6% to $64.26, and
was adding 0.9% to $46.85.
Pan American Silver
was falling 0.8% to $28.63, and
was inching up by 0.1% to $25.12.
-- Written by Andrea Tse in New York.
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