Japanese silver had the largest decline on Monday, December 16, dropping 3.6 percent. After falling for two days, the price of US silver rose 0.9 percent. Indian silver prices inched up 0.6 percent. The price of Chinese silver fell 0.2 percent.
Japanese gold bullion finished the day down 1.2 percent. The price of US gold bullion is back up, rising by 1.1 percent on Monday. Following a two-day drop, the price of Chinese gold bullion increased by 0.5 percent. The price of Indian gold bullion finished the market day up 0.4 percent per 10 grams.
Japanese platinum bar prices saw a 0.9 percent decline. The price of US platinum bar rose 0.4 percent after a two-day drop. The price of Chinese platinum bar remained essentially flat.
The price of Japanese palladium bar declined 1.7 percent. Following a 0.1 percent rise on Monday, the price of US palladium bar closed. The price of Chinese palladium bar was essentially unchanged.