Spot gold prices were rising $4.30, or about 0.4%, to $1,152.30 an ounce. "The euro region remains in suspense regarding the fate of its southern member's financial fate as the recently cobbled-together plan to help it appears to be coming apart at the seams and as local banks cry 'help!'" Kitco analyst Jon Nadler wrote in a report on Thursday. "Greek bonds slumped this morning, signaling apprehensions that the life preserver that was tendered to the country last week is deflating before it could be of use," Nadler continued.
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- New York spot gold prices firmed Thursday afternoon as uncertainty over Greece's ability to temper its debt crisis continued to escalate.
New York spot silver prices, meanwhile, were down 3 cents, or 0.2%, to $18.10 an ounce Thursday afternoon.
New York spot platinum prices were rising $10, or 0.6%, to $1,711 an ounce, while its sister metal lost ground.
New York spot palladium prices were down $6, or 1.2% to $501 an ounce.
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