Dollar rises, gold falls in Europe
Wednesday, 30 July 2008

AP, LONDON -- The U.S. dollar was higher against other major currencies in European trading Tuesday. Gold fell.

The euro traded at $1.5581, down from $1.5752 late Monday in New York. Later, in midday trading in New York Tuesday, the euro fetched $1.5579.

AP, LONDON -- The U.S. dollar was higher against other major currencies in European trading Tuesday. Gold fell.

The euro traded at $1.5581, down from $1.5752 late Monday in New York. Later, in midday trading in New York Tuesday, the euro fetched $1.5579.

Other dollar rates in Europe, compared with late Monday, included 108.19 Japanese yen, up from 107.41; 1.0458 Swiss francs, up from 1.0331; and 1.0258 Canadian dollars, up from 1.0230.

The British pound was quoted at $1.9801, down from $1.9984.

In New York midday trading, the dollar bought 108.15 yen and 1.0466 francs, while the pound was worth $1.9798.

Gold traded in London at $916.75 per troy ounce, down from $923.50 Monday.

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