Silver – Three years ago today, silver was trading at around $50 per ounce. However, the white metal hasn't commemorated the occasion with a price rise.
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Gas – ITAR-TASS reported today that Kiev is in talks with European gas companies regarding a national gas consortium that would help Ukraine with its natural gas transportation system. Ukraine's parliament-appointed Minister of Energy and Coal Industry Yuriy Prodan told ITAR-TASS that he country has forwarded proposals to European gas companies, but that Kiev is not in talks with Moscow concerning the issue.
Gold – Today, spot gold prices fell 0.7 percent to trade at $1,280 per ounce. Meanwhile, US gold futures for June delivery were down $12 an ounce, to $1,276.
Silver – This morning, silver rose 0.4 percent, or $0.08, to trade at $19.46 an ounce. The dollar's diminished performance and continued tension in Ukraine both contributed to this lift in price.
Gold – Gold rose 0.1 percent or $1.30 to $1,303.60 an ounce on Wednesday, according to Reuters. While the metal is still feeling the pressure of factors such as slowing demand, the situation in Ukraine has increased investor appetite for a low-risk commodity.
Gas – Deutsche Welle reported that Germany's Essen based RWE (ETR:RWE) has begun supplying gas to the Ukraine. According to Deutsche-Welle, RWE signed a contract for natural gas deliveries with Kyiv in 2012, but has not yet specified the price Ukraine will pay for the gas.
Oil – Reuters reported today that U.S. Benchmark Brent crude oil prices increased to their highest on almost six weeks on expanding sanctions against Russia over issues in Ukraine. However, the price rise was halted with news of the first oil tanker being reloaded on Tuesday at Libya's Hariga port after a month long closure.
Silver – Today, silver rose 0.1 percent, or $0.02, to $19.57 per ounce.
Palladium – Bloomberg reported today that palladium prices rose to their highest level since 2011 in New York.
Gold – Gold rose 0.3 percent or $3.96 to trade at $1,322 an ounce on Monday, according to Reuters. Tensions in Ukraine continue to grow, as the country told pro-Russian separatists to disarm by Monday morning or face an anti-terrorist operation.