BUZZ-Miners: Gold, silver drop to four-year low

Fri Oct 31, 2014 9:23am EDT
 
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** U.S.-listed shares of gold, silver miners down premarket

** Gold and silver slumped to their lowest since 2010 as the dollar and stock markets soared following a new round of quantitative easing by the Bank of Japan and U.S. data showing a robust economy

** Shares of Barrick Gold Corp, the world's biggest gold producer, down 3.5 pct at $11.85

** U.S.-listed shares of Canadian miners Eldorado Gold Corp down 6.7 pct at $5.65, Yamana Gold Inc 1.3 pct at $4.30 and Endeavour Silver Corp down 3.5 pct at $3.04

** AngloGold Ashanti Ltd down 2.2 pct at $8.28

** Spot gold down 2.5 pct at $1,168.66 an ounce

** Spot silver fell nearly 3 pct to $15.94 an ounce