Gold down 4% Silver down 6% Platinum down 10% Palladium down 19% It makes stark reading as all markets tumble in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
The rising price of gold could not be sustained over the past week and so volatile prices including dramatic falls have taken place.
On the back of economic fears surrounding the outbreak of the coronavirus, gold and silver have seen safe haven investment and subsequent increases in price.
Whilst the gold and silver prices remain stable and at relatively high levels, the prices of palladium and rhodium continue to soar.
The previous post-Brexit high for the silver fix was set at £15.
With the possibility of a snap general election, the pound has sunk to a 2-year low against the US dollar and strengthened the value of gold and silver.
In its continuing rise, gold today smashed through the £40,000/kg mark (£1250/oz) and keeps on going.
Gold prices today powered through the $1,500/troy ounce mark for the first time in more than six years and is close to topping the £40/g (£1250/oz) level.
Despite the recent price rises in silver, at 1:88, the gold/silver ratio remains well above the traditional 1:60 level.
Today, the £1150/oz (£37/g)price for gold and £13/0z (42p/g) price for silver were breached for the first times this year.