BUZZ-Gold miners down as precious metal falls

Fri Jan 8, 2016 10:26am EST
 
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** Shares of U.S.-listed gold miners down as the precious metal falls further from earlier nine-week high

** Gold down due to stronger-than-expected U.S. payrolls data that boosted the dollar and stock markets

** Spot gold down to $1,100.60/ounce from Thursday's close of $1,109.10

** Barrick Gold down 2.3 pct at $8.55; Goldcorp Inc 2.8 pct at $12.36; Newmont Mining Corp 1.3 pct at $18.60; Eldorado Gold Corp 2.7 pct at $3.19; Kinross Gold Corp 5 pct at $1.90; Sibanye Gold Ltd down 4.9 pct at $6.52

** Silver down 1.7 pct at $14.03/ounce