Oil Price Increases

Posted October 5th, 2011 at 3:40 pm (UTC-5)
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Here are the prices of some key commodities traded in New York on Wednesday:

Crude oil prices increased $4.01 to end at $79.68 a barrel.

Coffee futures rose more than one cent to close at $2.28 a pound.

Copper prices edged less than a penny higher, closing at $3.10 a pound.

Cocoa futures increased $30 to settle at $2,622 a ton.

In Chicago trading, the price of wheat rose 21 cents to close at $6.25 a bushel.

The price of rice gained 19 cents to finish at $16.04 per hundredweight.