Commodities finish trading mixed as crude oil futures slip to end under $88 a barrel while gold futures finish with gains. The dollar strengthened against foreign currencies.
Light, sweet crude oil for October delivery finished down 1.6% to $87.96 a barrel. In other energy futures, heating oil was down 0.41% to $3.01 a gallon while natural gas was down 1.6% to $3.81 per million British thermal units.
Meanwhile, gold futures finished higher as safe-haven buyers emerged ahead of the weekend.
Gold for December delivery finished up 1.9% to $1,814.70 an ounce. In other metal futures, silver was up 3.3% to $40.80 a troy ounce while copper traded down 0.75% to $3.92.
The US Dollar Index was up 0.48% to $76.64.
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