At $672.00 per ounce, US palladium bar moved up 1.5 percent on April 20, 2012, the day’s biggest change in precious metals prices. The price of Japanese palladium bar finished the day at JPY 1,748 ($21) per gram following a 1.1 percent increase. Chinese palladium bar prices inched up 0.6 percent to CNY 161.00 ($25.54) per gram.
Indian gold bullion prices rose 0.5 percent to INR 28,563 ($547) per 10 grams. The price of Japanese gold bullion increased 0.5 percent to JPY 4,318 ($52) per gram. US gold bullion prices saw a 0.1 percent decline to $1,644 per ounce. At CNY 334.75 ($53.10), the price of Chinese gold bullion finished the market day up 0.1 percent per gram.
The price of Indian silver moved up 0.9 percent, landing at INR 56,333 ($1,080) per kilogram . The price of US silver fell 0.4 percent to $31.74 per ounce. After a 0.3 percent increase, Chinese silver finished the day at CNY 6,615 ($1,049) per kilogram. At JPY 815.00 ($9.97) per 10 grams, the price of Japanese silver was essentially unchanged.
Chinese platinum bar prices saw a 0.4 percent decline to CNY 339.50 ($53.86) per gram. Japanese platinum bar saw its price rise 0.2 percent to JPY 4,141 ($50) per gram. The price of US platinum bar held steady at $1,581 per ounce.