Gold, dollar index fall

Oct. 12, 2012 at 5:12 PM
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NEW YORK, Oct. 12 (UPI) -- Gold for December delivery fell $15.20 Friday on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange taking the dollar index with it.

Gold closed at $1,755.40 per troy ounce and silver fell 62.2 cents to $33.46.

The euro rose to $1.2956 from Thursday's $1.2928 and the British pound rose to $1.607 from $1.6044 the previous session. The Canadian dollar rose to 97.95 cents from 97.86 cents Thursday while the Australian dollar rose to $1.0232 from $1.0263. The U.S. dollar fell to 7.7516 Hong Kong dollars from 7.7525. Against the yen, the dollar rose to 78.44 yen from 78.37.

The dollar index, a pro-rated measure of the dollar's performance against six major currencies, fell to 79.67, off 0.16 percent, on the International Exchange.

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