With an 8 percent increase on Feb. 6, 2013, Chinese platinum bar was the biggest mover on the daily Global Precious Metals MMI®.
After a 2.7 percent increase, Japanese platinum bar finished the day up. US platinum bar prices rose 0.7 percent.
The price of US palladium bar finished the market day up 1.2 percent per ounce. Chinese palladium bar gained 1.1 percent. Japanese palladium bar saw its price rise 1 percent.
The price of Japanese gold bullion increased 1.3 percent. The price of Indian gold bullion closed at just above $570 per 10 grams. Following a couple days of improvement, prices fell by 0.3 percent. The price of US gold bullion was essentially unchanged. The price of Chinese gold bullion held steady.
Japanese silver prices inched up 1.4 percent. The price of Indian silver declined 0.6 percent after two days of improvement. US silver finished the day up 0.2 percent. The price of Chinese silver steadied following two days of increases.