Gold

Bullion for immediate delivery gained 0.8 percent and traded at 1,254.65 an ounce on the Comex in New York, at 9:36 am London time.

Gold for August delivery gained 0.1 percent and traded at 1,254.60 an ounce on the Comex in New York.

Oil

West Texas Intermediary for July delivery gained 15 cents and was at 102.63 dollars a barrel in electronic trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange at 11:16 am London time.

Brent for July delivery gained 32 Cents and was at 109.11 dollars a barrel on the London based ICE futures Europe exchange. 

By MerexMarkets