by Harvey Organ, HarveyOrgan.Blogspot.ca:
Good evening Ladies and Gentlemen:
Gold closed up $14.80 to $1468.40 (comex closing time). Silver rose by $.42 to $24.18 (comex closing time).
In the access market at 5 pm gold and silver rose :
At the comex, the open interest in silver fell by a healthy 6834 contracts to 148,154 contracts) as it is still holding firm at elevated levels . The open interest on the gold contract fell by 3,623 contracts to 416,206. The total amount of gold ounces standing for April rose quite sharply to at 36.18 tonnes as somebody badly needed some physical gold. Silver rose by 5,000 oz to finish the month at 3,770,000 oz
Today, physical gold continues to leave London with 2.41 tonnes of gold departing for the shores of China/and or Russia. Silver saw an advance of almost 1/2 million oz.
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