*Australia, Hong Kong, London closed for Easter. NEW YORK/ SINGAPORE, April 21- Gold prices fell to a nearly three-week low in thin trade on Monday, as sharp outflows from the world's biggest bullion-backed exchange-traded fund and no further escalation of geopolitical tensions prompted selling.» Read More
Traders are worried that the tensions between the West and Russia over Ukraine will lead to disruptions in shipments of palladium from Russia, a major producer of the metal. Gold for June delivery fell $1.50 to $1,319 an ounce. Soybeans fell 19 cents to $14.63 per bushel, corn fell three cents to $4.99 a bushel and wheat fell two cents to $6.60 a bushel.
NEW YORK— Gold and silver prices rose Thursday as the stock market went into retreat. Platinum for July delivery rose $21.20, or 1.5 percent, to $1,460.10 an ounce. Palladium for June delivery rose $9.75, or 1.2 percent, to $792.30 an ounce.
MOSCOW, April 7- Norilsk Nickel, the world's top nickel and palladium producer, reported a 64 percent drop in its net profit on Monday, hit by write-offs due to weaker metals prices.
LONDON, March 24- The palladium-backed exchange-traded fund due to be launched in Johannesburg by Absa Capital on Thursday has already amassed 8,600 ounces of metal to back its shares, Absa's head of exchange-traded products said on Monday.
*Gold down half a pct, physical market slow. SINGAPORE, March 24- Gold fell half a percent on Monday after posting last week its biggest weekly drop since November on the prospect of a U.S. interest rate hike in early 2015 that has boosted the dollar and dented the metal's appeal as a hedge against inflation. Gold eased $7.14 an ounce to $1,326.80 by 0320 GMT,.
*Launch of two palladium ETFs in South Africa lifts metal. LONDON, March 21- The price of autocatalyst metal palladium hit its highest since August 2011 on Friday as a miners' strike in South Africa ground on and concerns grew that the standoff between major producer Russia and the West over Ukraine could escalate.
Looking ahead to tomorrow's employment report, Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services, and Jeff Kilburg, KKM Financial, discuss how investors should trade today.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports gold traders are waiting for the Fed decision.
Traders think gold could go to $1300 if equities continue to falter, reports CNBC's Sharon Epperson.
Gold and silver are seeing safe haven buying, reports CNBC's Bertha Coombs.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports on weakness in the metals at the close.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports gold prices saw a nice pop after disappointing jobs data.
Gold prices are closing down about $5, reports CNBC's Sharon Epperson.
As the U.S. Dollar rises, gold is seeing some pressure, reports CNBC's Sharon Epperson.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports some traders are calling the dip in gold today a "flash crash."
*Platinum, palladium supply at risk in South Africa. LONDON, Dec 30- Nimble investors may find pockets of outperformance next year in platinum group metals and selected industrial metals while abundant supplies weigh down most other commodities.
Gold continues to rebound from year lows. CNBC's Bertha Coombs reports.
CNBC's Bertha Coombs reports gold ended its 2-day winning streak as traders await news from the Fed.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports on metal commodities at the close.
Gold traders are focusing on the FOMC meeting next week, reports CNBC's Sharon Epperson.