Oil Price Edges Up

Posted September 1st, 2011 at 4:25 pm (UTC-5)
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Here are the prices of some key commodities traded in New York on Thursday:

Crude oil edged up 12 cents to close at $88.93 a barrel.

Coffee increased more than a penny to end at $2.91 per pound.

Copper fell more than 4 cents to finish at $4.14 a pound.

Cocoa futures dropped $38 to end the day's trading at $3,060 per ton.

In Chicago trading, wheat prices lost 31 cents to end at $7.61 a bushel.

Rice prices rose 2 cents to finish at $17.97 per hundredweight.