Published: Oct 31, 2012 3:04 PM EDT
Updated: Nov 01, 2012 6:31 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) - The dollar is nearly unchanged against the euro as U.S. stock markets reopen after being closed for two days due to Superstorm Sandy.

The Dow Jones industrial average gave up an early gain and fell slightly in the afternoon.

The euro rose to $1.2963 in afternoon trading from $1.2962 late Tuesday.

The dollar rose to 79.73 Japanese yen from 79.60 Japanese yen and to 99.97 Canadian cents from 99.96 Canadian cents.

The British pound rose to $1.6130 from $1.6077. The dollar fell to 0.9310 Swiss franc from 0.9323 Swiss franc.