Non-energy prices declined marginally, with losses in beverages and food balanced by gains in raw material and metals.
Agricultural prices declined nearly one percent, with drops in beverages (-2.5 percent) and food (-1.5 percent) partly balanced by increases in raw materials (+1.4 percent).
Fertilizer prices declined almost one percent, reflecting losses in TSP and DAP (-6.7 and -6.2 percent, respectively) and gains in potassium (+14 percent).
Metals prices gained 1.2 percent, led by increases in zinc (+5.3 percent) and copper (+2.2 percent).
Precious metals prices declined nearly 2 percent in response to declines in silver (-3.3 percent) and gold (-1.5 percent).
The Pink Sheet is a monthly report that monitors commodity price movements.