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Commodities Mostly Higher Ahead of Market Open as Gold, Crude Log Early Gains

Commodities were mostly higher ahead of the open of U.S. equities markets with gold and crude futures higher. Copper and silver both logged declines.

Crude-oil for September delivery was up by $0.24 to $81.61 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange.

In other energy futures, heating oil was up $0.02 to $2.17 a gallon while natural gas rose $0.02, to $4.71 per million British thermal units.

Meanwhile, gold futures rose ahead of the market open.

Gold for December delivery rose $3.1 to $1,188 an ounce. In other metal futures, silver fell $0.05 to $18.37 a troy ounce while copper fell $0.04 to $3.34 a pound.

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