BUZZ-Metal producers: Down on weak metal prices

Tue Aug 18, 2015 11:16am EDT
 
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** U.S.-listed shares of metal miners down on Tuesday after metal prices drop to multi-year lows on worries about weak demand growth from top consumer China

** Copper falls to six-year low of $4,989/tonne, aluminum also at six-year low of $1,549.50

** Zinc down 2.4 pct at $1,771, lead falls 2.1 pct to $1,692, Nickel down 2.7 pct at $10,335

** Rio Tinto Plc shares down 1.4 pct at $37.70; BHP Billiton Ltd down 1.6 pct at $36.59; Vale SA down 2 pct at $5.09

** Century Aluminum Co down 10 pct at $5.24; Teck Resources Ltd down 4 pct at $6.68; Freeport-McMoRan Inc down 3 pct at $9.94

** Cliffs Natural Resources Inc down 6 pct at $3.52; Aluminum Corp of China Ltd down 5.5 pct at $9.12

** Spot gold down 0.5 pct at $1,111.71/ounce by 1419 GMT; Spot silver down 3.7 pct at $14.70/ounce

** First Majestic Silver Corp down 4.5 pct at $3.83; Coeur Mining Inc down 7 pct at $3.65, Barrick Gold Corp down 2.8 pct at $7.65