BUZZ-Gold stocks: Gold hits 5-week high

Thu Aug 20, 2015 10:54am EDT
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** U.S.-listed shares of gold miners up 6-11 pct

** Gold hits highest in 5 weeks as dollar eased after meeting minutes from U.S. Federal Reserve suggested lesser chances of September rate hike

** Spot gold rises as much as 1.5 pct to $1,150.91 an ounce at 10:35 ET

** Spot gold has recovered more than 6 percent from a 5-1/2-year low of $1,077 hit in a late July rout

** U.S.-listed shares of largest gold producer Barrick Gold Corp rise 6 pct

** Shares of Alamos Gold Inc rise 11.2 pct, AngloGold Ashanti Ltd 9.8 pct, Seabridge Gold Inc 9.5 pct

** Shares of Gold Fields Ltd rise 10.8 pct, Sibanye Gold Ltd 6.7 pct, Coeur Mining Inc 6.2 pct