Gold, Silver lead Dow Jones-UBS Commodity Index gains

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Agriculture, Energy futures also gained in August

Gold, Silver and other precious metals led gains in Dow Jones-UBS commodity indexes during August, while agriculture and energy markets also climbed.

The Dow Jones-UBS Precious Metals Subindex rose 6.2% last month, compared with the end of July, helped by a 5.5% increase in Gold futures and a 17% increase in Silver, according to recent reports. Agriculture and Energy subindexes rose 0.5% and 1.4%, respectively, while Livestock declined 1.8%. The broader Dow Jones-UBS commodities index rose 1.3%.

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