Gold added $2.10 to $1,574.40 an ounce on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange.
The price for silver closed up 11 cents at $28.60 an ounce.
Against the dollar the euro was higher at $1.3022 from Friday's $1.3014. Against the yen, the dollar was down to 93.50 yen from 93.64 yen.
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