The Platinum future moves 2% and stands on top of this list of commodities gainers.
Markets are currently flat. Natural Gas slipping 4% and closing at $2.21. Gold up to $2,011, gaining 0.32%.
This limbo state is reflected by published market data as United States New Home Sales (Mar) released yesterday at 14:00 UTC with a figure of 683,000, while the previous figure was 623,000.
+2%: Metals in focus as bullish Platinum posts 2% gain
CME Platinum trades at $1,120.2 per troy ounce after gaining $22 (2%).
Palladium | +2% in mid-session
Approximately 6 months ago, the Palladium future reached a significant high of $2,321.2 but has struggled to hold onto its gains and declined 36.2% since then.
The Cotton future | +0.85% in mid-session
While ICE Cotton in the midst of a 7 day downtrend, Today's positive session could indicate a brief correction amid a broader downtrend, or, the start of a potential reversal. After closing the previous trading day at $78.62, ICE Cotton rose as high as $79.7 today before paring back gains and trading at $79.29 per pound.