Japanese palladium bar saw the biggest upwards shift for the day, rising 5 percent on Jan. 18, 2013.
For the 10th day in a row, the price of Chinese palladium bar rose. After a 0.1 percent increase, US palladium bar finished the day up slightly.
The price of Japanese gold bullion increased 2.7 percent. Chinese gold bullion saw its price rise 0.5 percent. US gold bullion finished the day up 0.4 percent. Indian gold bullion finished the day down 0.2 percent.
Japanese silver prices inched up 2.6 percent. The price of Indian silver finished the market day up 1.8 percent per kilogram. Chinese silver prices rose 0.8 percent. US silver gained 0.8 percent.