Gold slips a touch

July 23, 2012 at 5:11 PM

NEW YORK, July 23 (UPI) -- Gold prices slid Monday on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange, dropping $6.70 to hit $1,576.10 per troy ounce.

Silver closed down 32 cents to $26.98 an ounce, off 1.18 percent.

The euro was $1.2138 from $1.2158 Friday. Against the yen, the dollar was 78.40 from 78.48 yen Friday.

The British pound was $1.552 from $1.5621. The dollar 1.0177 from 1.0127 Canadian dollars.

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