Gold adds $5 Wednesday

Feb. 6, 2013 at 7:00 PM

NEW YORK, Feb. 6 (UPI) -- The price of gold rose modestly in New York Wednesday, as equities finished the session mixed on Wall Street.

On the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange, gold added $5 to reach $1,678.40 per troy ounce. Silver added 6 cents to settle at $31.86 an ounce.

Against the dollar, the euro fell to $1.352 from Tuesday's $1.3582. The dollar fell to 93.58 yen from 93.65 yen.

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