BUZZ-Gold and silver miners: Prices rise

Tue Dec 30, 2014 10:49am EST
 
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** U.S.-listed shares of precious metal miners up as gold, silver prices rise

** Spot gold up 1.2 pct at $1,197.30 an ounce by 1434 GMT

** Silver up 1.4 pct at $16.00 an ounce

** Gold gained as dollar weakened and stock markets slid, and concerns over tension between Russia and the West helped trigger fresh buying

** Iamgold Corp rises 5.4 pct to $2.52, AuRico Gold Inc 4.9 pct to $3.22, Newmont Mining Corp 4 pct to $19.34, Kinross Gold Corp 3.7 pct to $2.79

** Endeavour Silver Corp rises 7.8 pct to $2.20, First Majestic Silver Corp 4.1 pct to $4.88