The dollar gave commodities priced in dollars a slight boost with the dollar index off 0.18 percent to 80.94.
On the day, silver shed 26 cents to $28.45 an ounce.
The euro rose to $1.281 from Friday's $1.278. Against the yen, the dollar rose to 79.30 yen from 79.01 yen.
The British pound was $1.5823 from $1.5819. The dollar was 1.0175 Canadian dollars from 1.0222 Canadian.
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