Following a three-day flat streak, the price of Japanese palladium bar dropped by 6.5 percent on Friday, April 19. The price of US palladium bar finished the market day up 0.8 percent per ounce. Chinese palladium bar gained 0.6 percent.
The price of Japanese gold bullion finished the day following a 4.0 percent increase. Chinese gold bullion finished the day up 2.4 percent. US gold bullion saw its price rise 1.1 percent. The price of Indian gold bullion remained essentially flat.
The price of Chinese silver increased 2.8 percent. Following a quiet couple of days, the price of Japanese silver fell 0.7 percent last Friday. US silver prices saw a 0.1 percent decline. The price of Indian silver steadied following two days of increases.