London, The U.S. dollar rose against other major currencies in European trading Wednesday. Gold prices fell.
The euro was quoted at US$1.2058, down from US$1.2065 Tuesday in New York.
Other dollar rates compared with late Tuesday:
_110.33 Japanese yen, up from 109.85
_1.2823 Swiss francs, up from 1.2805
_1.2328 Canadian dollars, up from 1.2313
The British pound was quoted at US$1.8141, down from US$1.8153.
Gold traded in London at US$434.90 bid per troy ounce, down from US$436.90 on Tuesday.
In Zurich the bid price was US$434.53, down from US$436.00.
Gold fell US$2.50 in Hong Kong to close at US$435.05.
Silver traded in London at US$7.08 bid per troy ounce, down from US$7.12, The Associated Press reported.