Silver, Platinum and Palladium Futures

INEW YORK (July 7) n other New York precious metals futures prices on Friday:

  • Silver for September delivery sank 96.4 cents, or 4.9%, to end at $18.74 an ounce.

  • October platinum settled down $20.40, or 1.5%, to $1,326.40 an ounce.

  • September palladium declined $8.15, or 1.2%, to finish at $677.55 an ounce. Palladium remained alone in gaining this week, up 2.6%.

In year-to-date totals across the major precious metals, losses include 27.6% for gold, 38% for silver, 14% for platinum and 3.7% for palladium.