BUZZ-Gold and silver miners: Prices rise

Fri Dec 26, 2014 7:33am EST
 
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** U.S.-listed gold and silver miners up 3-11 pct premarket

** Gold gains in thin post-Christmas trading as dollar slipped against a basket of major currencies

** Spot gold rises as much as 2.2 pct to $1,199 an ounce by 07:20 ET, while Silver prices rise 3.8 pct to $16.30 an ounce

** Eldorado Gold Corp up 11.4 pct at $6.65, Agnico Eagle Mine Ltd up 4 pct at $24.60, Silver Wheaton Corp up 3 pct at $20.53

** Barrick Gold Corp up 3 pct at $10.63, Silver Standard Resources Inc up 2.8 pct at $4.79