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NYMEX gold up marginally

Jan. 31, 2013 at 7:33 PM

NEW YORK, Jan. 31 (UPI) -- Gold prices moved marginally higher on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange Thursday with the dollar index flat.

Equities dropped for the second consecutive day on Wall Street, giving some motivation for a move toward gold. But gains were modest in metals.

NYMEX gold added $3 or 0.18 percent to $1,665 per troy ounce.

NYMEX silver gained 11 cents or 0.36 percent to $31.47 per ounce.

Against the dollar, the euro rose to $1.3586 from Wednesday's $1.3567. The dollar rose to 91.76 yen from Wednesday's 91.09 yen.

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