Japanese platinum bar saw the biggest upwards shift for the day, rising 1.3 percent on Oct. 12, 2012. The price of Chinese platinum bar is back up, rising by 1.1 percent last Friday. The price of US platinum bar rose 0.2 percent after a two-day drop.
Japanese palladium bar finished the day with a 0.7 percent increase. Chinese palladium bar fell 0.6 percent last Friday. The price of US palladium bar closed with a 0.3 percent rise.
The price of Japanese gold bullion increased 0.8 percent. The price of US gold bullion finished the market day up 0.3 percent. The price of Chinese gold bullion flattened following two days of declines. Indian gold bullion stayed flat.
Japanese silver saw its price rise 1.1 percent per 10 grams. Chinese silver gained 0.6 percent. Indian silver prices, following a couple days of improvement, fell by 0.5 percent. The price of US silver remained essentially flat.