Gold climbs Thursday

Dec. 6, 2012 at 6:50 PM

NEW YORK, Dec. 6 (UPI) -- Gold prices closed above $1,700 Thursday on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange after two days in lower territory.

Gold added $7.40 to close at $1,701.20 per troy ounce. Silver added 12 cents to reach $33.08.

The euro fell to $1.2966 from Wednesday's $1.3066. The dollar fell to 82.40 yen from 82.47 yen.

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