BUZZ-Gold, silver miners: Metal prices fall after 4-day rise

Thu Oct 8, 2015 10:14am EDT
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** Gold and silver miners' U.S.-listed shares down 3-6 pct as metal prices fall after 4-day rise

** Gold and silver prices fell as European shares were steady and after Chinese market participants returned from week-long holiday, selling the metals to lock in profits

** Spot gold falls as much as 0.74 pct to $1,136.50/ounce, while U.S. gold futures fall as much as 1.1 pct to $1,135.90/ounce; silver falls as much as 4.4 pct to $15.36/ounce

** Iamgold Corp's shares down 3.6 pct at $1.89; company says it will cut 10 pct of staff at its Rosebel Gold Mines in Suriname due to falling gold prices

** Eldorado Gold down 3.6 pct, Harmony Gold Mining Co Ltd down 3.2 pct

** Endeavour Silver Corp down 6.7 pct, Silver Standard Resources Inc down 4.6 pct, Coeur Mining Inc down 4 pct, First Majestic Silver Corp down 3.9 pct, Hecla Mining down 3.4 pct