BUZZ-Gold and silver miners: Precious metal prices rise

Mon Oct 5, 2015 11:18am EDT
 
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** U.S.-listed shares of gold and silver miners up 3-13 pct in early trading

** Gold rose as the dollar weakened after a disappointing U.S. jobs report pushed back expectations of a Federal Reserve rate rise to early 2016

** Spot gold rose as much as 0.36 pct to $1,141.80/ounce while U.S. gold futures rose as much as 0.44 pct to $1,141.60

** DRDGold Ltd up 13.5 pct, Harmony Gold Mining Co Ltd 5.9 pct, Sibanye Gold Ltd 5.6 pct, Newmont Mining Corp 4.7 pct, Eldorado Gold Corp 4.3 pct

** Primero Mining Corp up 4 pct, Kinross Gold Corp 4 pct, Yamana Gold 3.8 pct, Alamos Gold Inc 3.6 pct, Barrick Gold Corp 3.5 pct, Iamgold Corp 3.5 pct

** Silver rose nearly 3 pct to $15.69/ounce

** Hecla Mining Co up 4.4 pct, First Majestic Silver Corp 4.2 pct, Silver Standard Resources Inc 3.8 pct, Coeur Mining Inc 3.2 pct