The price of US palladium bar closed up March 21, 2013, halting two days of weakening prices with a 3.3 percent shift. The price of Chinese palladium bar is back up, rising by 1.2 percent yesterday. The price of Japanese palladium bar held steady.
After falling for two days, the price of US platinum bar rose 1.4 percent. The price of Chinese platinum bar rose 1.2 percent after a two-day drop. After a 0.9 percent increase, Japanese platinum bar finished the day up.
Japanese gold bullion prices rose 0.6 percent. Following two days of rising prices, the price of US gold bullion dropped 0.4 percent. The price of Indian gold bullion fell by 0.3 percent. The price of Chinese gold bullion changed direction with a 0.2 percent drop.
Weakening prices followed two days of improvement as the price of Indian silver dropped 0.4 percent. US silver ended the day with a 0.3 percent drop yesterday. The price of Chinese silver declined 0.2 percent. Japanese silver stayed flat.