Newmont third-quarter profit falls on lower metals prices, output

Thu Oct 30, 2014 5:30pm EDT
 
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Oct 30 (Reuters) - Newmont Mining Corp reported a smaller third-quarter profit on Thursday as gold and copper prices and production fell.

The largest U.S.-based gold miner said attributable net income from continuing operations was $210 million, or 42 cents a share, in the quarter, down from a profit of $419 million, or 84 cents a share, in the same period last year. (Reporting by Susan Taylor in Toronto and Nicole Mordant in Vancouver)