BUZZ-Gold, silver miners: Precious metal prices fall

Thu Dec 17, 2015 11:57am EST
 
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** Gold and silver miners' U.S.-listed shares down as prices of precious metals fall after dollar surges on Federal Reserve's first rate hike in nearly a decade

** Gold down about 2 pct at $1,051 an ounce; silver down about 3 pct at $13.70 an ounce

** Gold miners: Goldcorp Inc down 7.2 pct at $11.01, Barrick Gold Corp down 7.7 pct at $7.06, Newmont Mining Corp down 7.9 pct at $17.57, AngloGold Ashanti Ltd down 8.7 pct at $6.48

** Silver miners: Silver Wheaton Corp down 5 pct at $12.22, Silver Standard Resources Inc down 3.3 pct at $5.12, First Majestic Silver Corp down 7.9 pct at $3.15