Commodities finished trading higher as crude oil futures hit $100 a barrel before pulling back in the latter half of the session. A weaker dollar helped gold finish in positive territory.
Light, sweet crude oil for January delivery finished up 1.5% to $98.21 a barrel. In other energy futures, heating oil was up 1.7% to $2.97 a gallon while natural gas was down 5.1% to $3.36 per million British thermal units.
Meanwhile, gold futures traded higher to finish above $1,700 an ounce.
Gold for December delivery finished up 1.5% to $1,710.80 an ounce. In other metal futures, silver was up 3.98% to $32.33 a troy ounce while copper was up 2.85% to $3.37.
The US Dollar Index was down 0.58% to $79.15.
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