Dollar Mixed, Gold Rises in Europe


LONDON (AP) -- The U.S. dollar was mixed against other major currencies in European trading Thursday. Gold rose.

The euro traded at $1.5812, down from $1.5828 late Wednesday in New York. Later, in midday trading in New York, the euro fetched $1.5768.

Other dollar rates in Europe, compared with late Tuesday, included 100.77 Japanese yen, down from 102.04; and 0.9968 Swiss francs, down from 1.0017; and 1.0209 Canadian dollars, up from 1.0194.

The British pound was quoted at $1.9793, up from $1.9751.

In midday New York trading, the dollar bought 101.35 yen and 1.0026 Swiss francs, while the pound was worth $1.9772.

Gold closed in London at $926.50 per troy ounce, up from $925.20 late Wednesday. In Zurich, gold traded at $925.60 bid per troy ounce, up from $924.35.

Silver closed in London at $17.91, down from $18.24.

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