The metals market is much higher today, with gold surging nearly $40 an ounce this morning. Equities are lower, with all three indexes down.

Copper is up 5.3 cents to trade at $4.1420, a gain of 1.3%.

iPath Dow Jones UBS Copper Total ETF (NYSE: JJC) is up 69 cents to $54.24, a gain of 1.3%.

Silver is up sharply, up 95 cents to $41.50, a gain of 2.35%.

Shares of iShares Silver Trust ETF (NYSE: SLV) are up 77 cents this morning, to trade at $40.49, a gain of 1.94%.

Gold is up $37.20 an ounce to $1,828.80, a gain of 2.08%.

Shares of SPDR Gold Trust ETF (NYSE: GLD) are up $4.43 to $178.32.

Platinum is up $20.00 an ounce, trading at $1,763.30, a gain of 1.1%.

The platinum ETF settings First Trust ISE Global Platinum Index (NASDAQ: PLTM) is up 34 cents this morning to trade at $23.91.

Palladium is up $10.00 an ounce today, trading at $764 an ounce, as it looks like it will break $800 an ounce.

Shares of ETFS Physical Palladium Shares (NASDAQ: PALL) are sharply higher today, up $1.03 to $75.71.

This article was originally published on Benzinga, and is republished here with permission.

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