Gold futures slipped Wednesday as oil prices pulled back, reversing early-session gains.
Contracts for April delivery of gold lost $1.40 to close at $657.30 an ounce on the Comex division of the Nymex. Earlier in the day, prices neared $662 before turning lower.
Silver also eased. March-dated copper contracts lost ground on the Comex, off 4 cents at $2.46 a pound.