BUZZ-Gold and silver miners: Prices linger at 3-month highs

Wed Feb 3, 2016 1:39pm EST
 
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** U.S.-listed stocks of gold and silver miners rise as prices near 3-month highs

** Gold rises as the dollar slid versus the euro and European shares fell sharply, prompting investors to seek shelter in assets perceived as safer

** Spot gold rises as much as 1.2 pct to 3-month high of $1,142.20 an ounce

** Barrick Gold Corp, the world's biggest bullion producer, up 7.4 pct

** HudBay Minerals Inc up 11 pct; Newmont Mining Corp 9.2 pct; Seabridge Gold Inc 9 pct; Goldcorp Inc 8.7 pct

** Silver up as much as 3.2 pct to near 3-month high of $14.75 an ounce

** Silver Standard Resources Inc up 6 pct; Endeavour Silver Corp 5.5 pct; First Majestic Silver Corp 5.3 pct