Commodities ended trading mixed as safe-haven buying pushed gold shares higher while economic concerns weighed on oil. Copper ended below $4 a pound, as natural gas jumped.
Light, sweet crude for July delivery finished down 2.4% to $97.70 a barrel. In other energy futures, heating oil was down 2.26% to $2.85 a gallon while natural gas was up 3.17% to $4.36 per million British thermal units.
In energy ETFs, the United States Oil Fund (USO) is down 2.31% to $38.56. The United States Natural Gas ETF (UNG) is up 1.73% at $11.15.
Meanwhile, gold futures finished on a high note as buyers moved into bullion amid renewed concerns over Europe's debt situation.
Gold for June delivery finished up 0.4% to $1,515.40 an ounce. In other metal futures, silver was down 0.66% to $34.85 a troy ounce while copper traded down 3.2% to $3.99 a pound.
The U.S. dollar index (DXY) is up 0.89% to $76.10.
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