Commodities finished trading in positive territory as crude closed above $100 a barrel while gold rose along with the U.S. dollar.
Light, sweet crude oil for January delivery finished up 0.8% to $100.96 a barrel. In other energy futures, heating oil was up 0.7% to $2.99 a gallon while natural gas was down 1.67% to $3.58 per million British thermal units.
Meanwhile, gold futures backed off session highs but ended up fractionally.
Gold for February delivery finished up 0.7% to $1,751.30 an ounce. In other metal futures, silver was down 0.27% to $32.67 a troy ounce while copper was up 1.71% to $3.59.
The US Dollar Index was up 0.41% to $78.63.
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