Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities, and foreign exchange levels

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for September delivery rose 35 cents to settle at $40.27 a barrel Friday. Brent crude oil for September delivery rose 37 cents to $43.31 a barrel.

Wholesale gasoline for August delivery fell 3 cents to $1.19 a gallon. August heating oil rose 1 cent to $1.22 a gallon. September natural gas fell 3 cents to $1.80 per 1,000 cubic feet.

Gold for December delivery rose $19.10 to $1,985.90 an ounce. Silver for September delivery rose 85 cents to $24.22 an ounce and September copper fell 5 cents to $2.87 a pound.

The dollar rose to 105.78 Japanese yen from 104.83 yen. The euro fell to $1.1788 from $1.1839.