BUZZ-Gold miners: Metal price hits two-week high

Tue Nov 18, 2014 10:16am EST
 
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(Updates)

** U.S.-listed shares of gold miners up 2-6 pct

** Gold price jumped to fresh two-week peak, moving closer to key $1,200-an-ounce level, as softer dollar increased its appeal as hedge

** Spot gold rose 0.8 pct to $1,195.50 an ounce, its highest since Oct. 31

** Yamana Gold Inc up 6.4 pct at $4.22, Barrick Gold Corp up 3.9 pct at $12.93, Kinross Gold Corp up 4 pct at $2.82

** Sibanye Gold Ltd up 6.8 pct at $7.81, Coeur Mining Inc up 6.4 pct at $4.64, Newmont Mining Corp up 2.2 pct at $19.65