Gold nudges higher

May 21, 2012 at 5:47 PM
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NEW YORK, May 21 (UPI) -- Gold futures rose marginally Monday, adding 90 cents to reach $1,592.80 per troy ounce on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange.

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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