Meanwhile, gold fabrication demand is still experiencing weakness, according to Kitco analyst Jon Nadler. Nadler cited a Zaman report that said, "according to recent figures announced by TURKSTAT, the Turkish statistical authority, Turkey's year-on-year exports went down by 1.3% to $8.43 billion in February 2010.
NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- New York spot gold prices firmed up Wednesday after the release of an ADP National Employment Report that said private sector employment decreased by 23,000 from February to March.
New York spot silver prices are up 24 cents, or 1.4%, to $17.52 an ounce in the intraday.
New York spot platinum prices have risen $23, or 1.4%, to $1,640 an ounce, while its sister metal has gained ground.