NEW YORK, July 20 (UPI) -- Gold prices shook off some early jitters Friday to close up $ 1.80 to $1,582.10 an ounce on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange.
Silver closed Friday's session up 13 cents to $27.35 an ounce.
The euro was $1.2153 from $1.2274 Thursday. Against the yen, the dollar was 78.46 from 78.64 yen Thursday.
The British pound was $1.5615 from $1.5719. The dollar 1.0121 from 1.0081 Canadian dollars.
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TEL AVIV, Israel, May 17 (UPI) --Nobel Energy of Houston, which discovered Israel's big gas fields in the eastern Mediterranean, is pressing the government to decide soon on an energy export policy as the prospect of an undersea pipeline to Turkey gains credibility.