facebook
twitter
search
search

Gold slides Thursday

Feb. 14, 2013 at 5:51 PM

NEW YORK, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- The price of gold slid Wednesday on the New York Mercantile Exchange with the dollar rallying and equities flat on Wall Street.

On the Comex listing, gold gave up $8.20 of 0.5 percent to finish at $1,634.50 per troy ounce. Silver lost 39 to settle at $30.38 an ounce.

Against the dollar, the euro fell to $1.336 from Wednesday's $1.3453. The dollar fell to 92.96 yen from 93.42 yen. The dollar index rose 0.4 percent to 80.39 on the International Exchange.

The British pound fell to $1.5495 from $1.5541. The U.S. dollar fell to 1.0005 Canadian dollars from 1.0022 Canadian.

The dollar was stronger across Europe and mostly weaker in Asia Thursday.

Like Us on Facebook for more stories from UPI.com  
Latest Headlines
Top Stories
North Dakota refinery completed
Optimism wins; crude oil recovers
SCOTUS says no to Gulf of Mexico spill appeals
China starts work on Russian gas pipeline
Eni reaches LNG deal in Indonesia