Gold, silver slide

April 3, 2013 at 4:16 PM
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NEW YORK, April 3 (UPI) -- The price for an ounce of gold lost $22.40 Wednesday and settled at $1,553.50 on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange.

Silver lost 45 cents and closed at $26.80 an ounce.

Against the dollar, the euro was $1.2848 from $1.2822 Tuesday. Against the yen, the dollar traded at 92.94 from 93.36 yen Tuesday.

The British pound traded for $1.5132 Wednesday from $1.5105 Tuesday. The dollar rose to 1.0144 from 1.0144 Canadian dollars from 1.0168 Canadian.

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