The prorated measure of the U.S. dollar rose to 80.37 on the International Exchange with the dollar broadly higher in Europe and mixed in Asia.
Gold ended Tuesday's session off $5.30 at $1,744.30 per troy ounce. Silver lost 13 cents to close at $34.10.
The euro fell to $1.2939 from Monday's $1.2972. The dollar rose to 82.12 yen from 82.08 yen.