Benchmark U.S. crude fell to $60.19 a barrel in New York, its lowest in almost eight months. Brent crude, used to price international oils, declined 0.7 percent to $ 70.20 a barrel in London.
Gold fell 0.3 percent to $1,208.60 an ounce. Silver lost 2 percent to $14.14 an ounce. Copper slid 1.9 percent to $2.68 a pound.