BUZZ-Gold miners: Precious metal's price gains 2 pct

Fri Jan 15, 2016 11:36am EST
 
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** U.S.-listed shares of gold miners up after gold prices rise nearly 2 pct, after dropping for four of the past five sessions

** A weaker dollar and falling equity markets underpinned demand for assets perceived as safer

** Spot gold rose to a session high of $1,097.20 an ounce

** Shares of world's biggest bullion producer Barrick Gold Corp rise 4 pct

** Shares of DRDGold Ltd rise 7.3 pct; Harmony Gold Mining Co Ltd 6.7 pct; Sibanye Gold Ltd 4.5 pct; Randgold Resources Ltd 3 pct