Why Yamana Gold, U.S. Gold And First Majestic Silver Shares Are Rising

Shares of gold and silver companies, including Yamana Gold Inc AUYU.S. Gold Corp USAU and First Majestic Silver Corp AG, are trading higher Tuesday as precious metals prices rise amid a surge in oil prices.

Gold is viewed as an inflationary hedge and "safe haven" asset. It has gained amid rising inflation concerns and the ongoing Russia-Ukraine conflict.

President Joe Biden on Tuesday announced the United States is targeting the "main artery of Russia's economy" by banning all imports of Russian oil and energy.

Related Link: US Bans Russian Oil Imports In Response To Ukraine Invasion: What You Need To Know

Commodity supply constraints have contributed to the surge in precious metal companies. 

Price Action: At time of publication, gold was up 1.96% at $2,040 and silver was 0.6% at $26.26.

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