Gold closes higher on NYME

Dec. 7, 2012 at 6:42 PM

NEW YORK, Dec. 7 (UPI) -- Gold futures closed higher Friday on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange.

Gold for February delivery was up $3.70 to $1,705.50 per troy ounce. Silver for March delivery was up 2 cents to $33.13 an ounce.

The euro fell to $1.2926 from Thursday's $1.2968. The dollar rose to 82.40 yen from 82.39 yen.

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