The silver stocks did OK as well—rallying until 1:30 p.m. EDT when the metal hit its high tick—and from there the silver equities chopped sideways into the close. The mid-morning Far East rallies in gold and silver didn’t affect the platinum and palladium prices much, but both metals—like silver—got sold down during the first two hours of London trading on their Wednesday. Then they both rallied until they topped out in the final hour of trading before the Comex close. After that, they traded flat. Here are the charts. Sponsor Advertisement The dollar index closed in New York late on Tuesday afternoon at 79.79—and rallied to its 79.85 “high” by about 8:30 a.m. GMT in London. From there it headed south, hitting its 79.55 low a few minutes after 1 p.m. EDT in New York. It recovered a handful of points within the next hour—and then chopped sideways into the close. The index finished the Wednesday session at 79.61—down 18 basis points from its Tuesday close.