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Commodities Shift Higher With Crude Gold Futures Shaking Off Early Sluggishness to End in Green

Commodities end trading higher as crude oil and gold futures shift up in late trading to close in the green.

Light, sweet crude oil for July delivery finished up 0.3% to $93.26 a barrel. In other energy futures, heating oil was down 1.58% to $2.93 a gallon while natural gas was down 0.12% to $4.32 per million British thermal units.

In energy ETFs, the United States Oil Fund (USO) is up 0.33% to $36.75. The United States Natural Gas ETF (UNG) is down 0.63% at $10.97.

Meanwhile, gold futures ended higher as eurozone concerns weigh on investor sentiment.

Gold for August delivery finished up 0.2% to $1,542 an ounce. In other metal futures, silver was up 0.72% to $36 a troy ounce while copper traded down 0.73% to $4.09.

The US Dollar Index was up 0.03% to $75.01.

In metal ETFs, SPDR Gold Trust ( GLD ) is up 0.18% to $150.21. Market Vectors Gold Miners ( GDX ) is up 0.73% to $52.35. iShares Silver Trust (SLV) is up 0.46% to $35.12.

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