Decreasing 2.0 percent made Japanese palladium bar the biggest mover of the day on April 12, 2013. The price of US palladium bar is back up, rising by 1.5 percent last Friday. The price of Chinese palladium bar was essentially unchanged.
US platinum bar saw its price rise 0.4 percent. Friday saw the price of Chinese platinum bar drift down 0.3 percent after three quiet days. Japanese platinum bar prices rose 0.1 percent.
Indian gold bullion ended the day after a 0.5 percent drop last Friday. Japanese gold bullion fell 0.1 percent last Friday.The price of US gold bullion finished the market day up 0.1 percent per ounce. The price of Chinese gold bullion showed little movement last Friday.
Indian silver closed 0.4 percent lower. Japanese silver prices inched up 0.3 percent. US silver held its value last Friday. Chinese silver stayed flat.