BUZZ-Gold and silver miners: Gold hits highest in nearly 3 weeks
** U.S.-listed shares of gold producers up as gold prices hit nearly three-week high
** Gold prices rises to their highest in almost three weeks on Monday, setting the market on course towards $1,300 an ounce
** Spot gold up 1.4 pct at $1257.30/ounce at 11:24 a.m. ET
** Seabridge Gold Inc up 9.7 pct, Primero Mining Corp 12.5 pct, Barrick Gold Corp 6.2 pct, AngloGold Ashanti Ltd 5.1 pct
** Silver Standard Resources Inc up 11.1 pct, Endeavor Silver Corp 11.1 pct, First Majestic Silver Corp 8 pct, Silver Wheaton Corp 4.4 pct
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