BUZZ-Gold, silver producers: Prices of metals rise

Tue Dec 9, 2014 11:36am EST
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** U.S.-listed shares of gold and silver miners up 3-13 pct

** Gold rose on Tuesday, hitting its highest since late October, as cautious comments from U.S. Federal Reserve policymakers prompted a pullback in the dollar and stock markets slid

** Spot gold rose 26.6 pct to $1,229 an ounce at 11:02 ET

** U.S. gold futures up 3 pct to $1,230 an ounce

** Biggest bullion producer Barrick Gold Corp up 5.4 pct

** IAMGOLD Corp up 12.9 pct, Primero Mining Corp up 12.1 pct, Yamana Gold Inc up 8.2 pct, Eldorado Gold Corp up 7.3 pct, Kinross Gold Corp up 6.9 pct, Newmont Mining Corp up 6 pct

** Silver was the biggest riser, up 3.4 percent at $16.88 an ounce

** First Majestic Silver Corp up 12.4 pct, Coeur Mining Inc up 7 pct, Tahoe Resources Inc up 5.4 pct, Silver Wheaton Corp up 3.8 pct