BUZZ-Gold and silver miners: Shares rise as gold edges up

Fri Aug 14, 2015 10:42am EDT
 
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** U.S.-listed shares of gold and silver miners up 2-7 pct

** Gold edged up as dollar softened and investors weighed impact of China's currency intervention on timing for first U.S. interest rate increase in nearly a decade

** Spot gold was up 0.3 pct at $1,118.21 an ounce by 1348 GMT; Silver gained 0.5 pct to $15.48 an ounce

** U.S.-listed shares of largest producer Barrick Gold Corp up 2.7 pct

** Eldorado Gold Corp up 6.6 pct, Harmony Gold Mining Company Ltd up 5.1 pct, Seabridge Gold Inc up 3.3 pct, AngloGold Ashanti Ltd up 2.7 pct

** Endeavour Silver Corp up 2.8 pct, First Majestic Silver Corp up 2.4 pct