SHANGHAI, Sept. 16 (SMM) -- COMEX December gold futures prices opened at USD 1,824.1/oz and closed at USD 1,781.4/oz on September 15th, down USD 45.1/oz or 2.47% from previous trading day, and USD 0.6/oz lower than London’s USD 1,782/oz during the day. Highest and lowest COMEX prices during the day were USD 1,828.7/oz and USD 1,775.1/oz.
COMEX December silver futures prices opened at USD 40.8/oz and closed at USD 39.501/oz on September 15th, down USD 1.032/oz or 2.55% from previous trading day, and USD 0.839/oz lower than London’s USD 40.34/oz during the day. Highest and lowest COMEX prices during the day were USD 40.8/oz and USD 39.4/oz.
The statement by five large central banks to provide ample US dollar access to European banks led to surges in European and US stock markets overnight due to a plunge in haven demand. Gold and silver plummeted in the contrary. SMM expects gold and silver to remain weak as fluctuation continues.