The euro traded at US$1.3443, up from 1.3427 late Wednesday in New York.
Other dollar rates:
119.37 Japanese yen, up from 119.30
1.2202 Swiss francs, up from 1.2201
1.1395 Canadian dollars, down from 1.1420
The British pound traded at US$1.9748, down from US$1.9753.
Gold traded in London at US$678.50, up from US$675.60 late Wednesday.
In Zurich gold traded at US$676.60, up from US$674.20.
Gold fell US$2.10 in Hong Kong to US$676.25.
Silver opened in London at US$13.89, up from US$13.78.
The head of Russian Technologies, Sergei Chemezov, clarified the fate of anti-aircraft guided missiles that Russia was supposed to deliver to China
The Basmanny Court of Moscow arrested Michael Calvey, the founder of Baring Vostok investment fund, on allegations of embezzling 2.5 billion rubles from Vostochny Bank. Calvey will be held in custody until April 13