The price of US palladium bar closed as the biggest mover for Oct. 17, 2012. Switching from a downward trend, the metal closed following a 1.3 percent increase.
Japanese palladium bar prices inched up 0.5 percent, while the price of Chinese palladium bar finished the market day up 0.3 percent per gram.
Japanese platinum bar prices rose 0.4 percent. The price of US platinum bar closed following a 0.3 percent rise on Wednesday. The price of Chinese platinum bar showed little movement.
The price of US gold bullion rose 0.6 percent after a two-day drop. Also on the heels of a two-day drop, the price of Chinese gold bullion increased by 0.6 percent. After falling for two days, the price of Indian gold bullion rose 0.5 percent. Japanese gold bullion finished the day after a 0.4 percent increase.
The price of Chinese silver is back up, rising by 1.1 percent on Wednesday. The price of US silver rose 0.8 percent after a two-day drop. The price of Japanese silver closed following a 0.7 percent rise yesterday. Following a two-day drop, the price of Indian silver increased by 0.3 percent.