hp-free-shipping-truck Free Shipping On Orders Over $99

Our Daily
Market Reports

Morning Gold & Silver Market Report – 10/25/2012


Precious Metals prices are rising this morning thanks, in part, to a softer U.S. dollar. Playing a part in Gold’s price increase is physical demand in India, as festival season starts. Edel Tully of UBS AG said, “After India’s festival celebrations yesterday, physical buying is starting on a strong footing today. Perhaps now Gold has visited the lows would-be buyers can actually consider buying the metal again.” Central banks are also increasing physical Gold buying, with Brazil increasing its Gold reserves last month.

The weekly jobless claims report sent mixed signals to investors this morning. Claims fell by 23,000, though the four-week moving average rose. The report on durable goods rose more than expected last month. Economists expected durable goods orders to rise, and the report confirmed their predictions. Precious Metals prices were little changed immediately after the release of these reports, paring gains very mildly.

At 9 a.m. (EDT), the APMEX Precious Metals spot prices were:

  • Gold, $1,715.60, Up $13.90.
  • Silver, $32.16, Up $0.53.
  • Platinum, $1,572.80, Up $12.60.
  • Palladium, $606.10, Up $12.30.

APMEX’s Account Managers now have extended hours and are here to serve you until 8 p.m. (EDT) Mondays through Thursdays! Or call us Fridays until 6 p.m. (EDT)! If you have any questions about investing in Precious Metals or simply would prefer to place your order by telephone, we are here to help.

« Return to Commentaries

World Market Trading Hours

Our spot prices are subject to change during the following hours, excluding holidays. View current spot prices for Gold, Silver, Platinum and Palladium on our Spot Price Charts page.

NYMEX Markets
8:20 a.m.-1:30 p.m. (ET)
8:25 a.m.-1:25 p.m. (ET)
8:20 a.m.-1:05 p.m. (ET)
8:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. (ET)
CME Globex
World Markets
6:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. (ET)
6:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. (ET)
6:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. (ET)
6:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. (ET)

APMEX Market Reports provide our readers with a review of spot price activity and some of the factors that may be affecting the market for Precious Metals. While the information is obtained from sources we believe to be reliable, we do not guarantee its accuracy or its completeness and we encourage you to conduct your own investigation prior to making any decision based on the information. The Market Reports are not intended as a comprehensive discussion and there may be other factors affecting the financial marketplace. These Market Reports are provided for informational purposes only and do not constitute a recommendation by APMEX to hold, purchase or sell any Precious Metal product. All orders, purchases and sales, if any, are subject to the terms of the User Agreement and other applicable policies.


There are no items in the cart.