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Commodities Finish Trading Higher; Gold, Crude Oil End With Gains

Commodities finished the session higher as a weaker dollar helped gold futures while crude futures finished atop $90 a barrel.

Light, sweet crude for October delivery finished up 2.3% to $90.21 a barrel. In other energy futures, heating oil is down 0.35% to $2.93 a gallon while natural gas is up 2.37% to $3.97 per million British thermal units.

In energy ETFs, the United States Oil Fund ( USO ) is up 1.58% to $34.97. The United States Natural Gas ETF ( UNG ) is up 1.98% to $10.03.

Meanwhile, gold futures managed to pare some recent losses with bullion finishing fractionally higher.

Gold for December delivery finished up 0.9% to $1,830.10 an ounce. In other metal futures, silver was down 4.37% to $39.80 a troy ounce while copper traded down 0.81% to $3.97.

The US Dollar Index was down 0.39% to $76.83.

In metal ETFs, SPDR Gold Trust ( GLD ) is up 1.38% to $179.08. Market Vectors Gold Miners ( GDX ) is up 0.94% to $64.50. iShares Silver Trust ( SLV ) is up 2.32% to $40.05.

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