Silver leaps 2.4% in early Asian Trading

SINGAPORE (July 22) Silver for September delivery surged 2.4% to trade at USD19.92 a troy ounce, while copper for September delivery rose 0.9% to trade at USD3.168 a pound.    Platinum rose to its highest since June 19 at $1,439.75, and palladium jumped to its strongest in nearly six weeks at $749.74. Platinum was later up 0.4 percent at $1,429.75 and palladium up 0.4 percent at $747.50.  And the US Dollar Index sunk 0.33% to 82.30.