BUZZ-Gold miners: Stocks down as metal prices fall

Tue Dec 2, 2014 10:16am EST
 
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** U.S.-listed shares of gold and silver miners down 4-8 pct

** Gold prices fall due to strong dollar and renewed expectations of Federal Reserve tightening monetary policy around mid-2015

** Spot gold dipped 0.8 percent to $1,200.40 an ounce by 1502 GMT, after rising nearly 4 pct on Monday in biggest one-day jump since Sept. 2013

** U.S. gold futures fell 1.6 pct to $1,199.60 an ounce

** Aurico Gold Inc down 7.8 pct at $3.59; IAMGOLD Corp down 6.4 pct at $2.20; AngloGold Ashanti Ltd down 5.4 pct at $8.84

** Silver Standard Resources Inc down 5.7 pct at $5.39; Rio Alto Mining Ltd down 5 pct at $2.41; Randgold Resources Ltd down 4.3 pct at $65.91