On Wednesday, December 18, Japanese silver rose 3.9 percent to finish as the day’s biggest mover. The price of Indian silver closed, following a couple days of improvement, prices fell by 1.7 percent. The price of Chinese silver finished the market day up 0.4 percent per kilogram. Following a two-day rise, the price of US silver flattened.
After falling for two days, the price of Japanese gold bullion rose 1.0 percent. Weakening prices followed two days of improvement as the price of US gold bullion dropped 0.8 percent. The price of Chinese gold bullion declined 0.5 percent, after two days of improvement. Indian gold bullion closed 0.2 percent lower.
The price of US platinum bar declined 0.9 percent. Following a 0.4 percent rise yesterday, the price of Japanese platinum bar closed. Chinese platinum bar ended the day, after the 0.4 percent drop yesterday.
US palladium bar prices saw a 2.5 percent decline. Following a quiet couple of days, the price of Chinese palladium bar fell 1.9 percent yesterday. The price of Japanese palladium bar fell 0.7 percent.