Commodities finished trading higher as crude managed gains topping 1% while gold futures, helped by a weaker dollar, ended in the green.
Light, sweet crude oil for January delivery finished up 1.1% to $99.41 a barrel. In other energy futures, heating oil was down 0.59% to $2.91 a gallon while natural gas was down 3.93% to $3.32 per million British thermal units.
Meanwhile, gold futures finished in the green as EU leaders appeared to have struck an accord for better fiscal coordination to address Europe's debt crisis.
Gold for February delivery finished up 0.2% to $1,716.80 an ounce. In other metal futures, silver was up 2% to $32.17 a troy ounce while copper was up 2.06% to $3.57.
The US Dollar Index was down 0.26% to $78.63.
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