BUZZ-Gold, silver miners: Metal prices fall

Thu Oct 30, 2014 12:39pm EDT
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** U.S.-listed shares of gold and silver miners down 2.0-15.5 pct

** Yamana Gold Inc's shares down 15.2 pct at $4.56, Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd down 8.3 pct at $25.75, AngloGold Ashanti Ltd down 6.4 pct at $8.62 and Endeavour Silver Corp down 7.8 pct at $3.20

** Gold price dipped after U.S. Federal Reserve gave upbeat comments on Wednesday about economic growth and ended its bond-buying stimulus program

** Dollar rose as U.S. economic growth data was strong in Q3 and Fed policy statement suggested rate hike could come sooner than expected

** Gold down 1 pct at $1,199.53 an ounce as of 12.36 p.m. ET, while silver down 3.9 pct at $16.46 an ounce