Precious Metals Find Gains Today

After a few days of consecutive losses, precious metals are seeing increases again in today's session. Gold is currently up 0.5 percent to $1,343.02 per ounce.

In base metals, trading has looked better today as well. Only aluminum lost ground today, slipping by 0.3 percent. However, while lead didn't move much today, the rest of the base metals complex rose by about 0.6 percent. Tin is up 0.4 percent, while nickel is up 0.7 percent. Copper is up to $7,117 per ton, an increase of 0.5 percent.

In other markets, spot Brent crude oil pricing saw an increase of 0.31 percent today, to $68.26 per barrel. The German ten-year bund slipped to 0.68 percent, and the U.S. ten-year treasuries yield is down to 2.7 percent. The U.S. dollar has slipped on its index somewhat, from yesterday's 89.65 to today's 88.83.