A weaker dollar and the upcoming Chinese New Year continue to influence the prices of base metals.
The US constitutional crisis, U.S. conflict with North Korea and other geopolitical issues are expected to affect markets.
The prices of gold and silver are expected to gain some stability in 2018.
People can purchase gold coins and bars from online bullion dealers or even from vending machines, in some cases.
Precious metals have a great effect on the economy because they are widely used in different industries.
China's copper production surged while zinc and platinum output decreased.
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China's demand for gold bars and coins soared 30 percent year-on-year to 105.9 metric tons in the first quarter of this year, the fourth strongest quarter...
A precious metals analyst for Standard Chartered Bank believes rising political uncertainty across Europe could prompt renewed interest in gold.
Gold has surged more than 7% in 2017 and is at its highest level since Nov. 10, or two days after Trump's election win.