Oil Price Increases Sharply

Posted October 24th, 2011 at 3:50 pm (UTC-5)
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Here are the prices of some key commodities traded in New York on Monday:

Crude oil prices jumped $3.87 to close at $91.27 a barrel.

Coffee prices rose nearly 6 cents to end at $2.51 per pound.

Copper prices jumped nearly 23 cents to finish at $3.45 a pound.

Cocoa futures rose $61 to end the day's trading at $2,627 per ton.

In Chicago trading, the price of wheat rose more than 9 cents to close at $6.41 a bushel.

The price of rice increased 50 cents to end at $16.91 a hundredweight.