BUZZ-Gold and silver miners: Investors flock to safe havens

Mon Jan 4, 2016 10:41am EST
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** Gold and silver prices rally, buoyed by rising tensions in the Middle East and a sharp drop in stocks following weak Chinese data that fueled concerns over global growth

** Gold up as much as 2.2 pct at $1,083.30 an ounce

** Harmony Gold Mining Co Ltd up 11.9 pct; Seabridge Gold Inc 10 pct; Alamos Gold Inc 8.8 pct; Iamgold Corp 7 pct; DRDGold Ltd 6.9 pct; Barrick Gold Corp 6.5 pct

** Primero Mining Corp up 4.8 pct; Yamana Gold 4.8 pct; Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd 4 pct; Goldcorp Inc 4.1 pct; Kinross Gold Corp 3.9 pct; Newmont Mining Corp 3.9 pct

** Silver up as much as 2.9 pct at $14.19 an ounce

** First Majestic Silver Corp up 5.8 pct; Fortuna Silver Mines Inc 5.8 pct