BUZZ-Gold and silver miners: precious metal prices rise

Fri Jan 30, 2015 12:21pm EST
 
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** U.S.-listed shares of gold and silver miners up as prices of precious metals rise

** Gold firmed as investors weighed up prospect of U.S. interest rate rise later this year, with data showing economic growth cooled in Q4 helping prices recover from previous day's 2 percent plunge

** Spot gold up 1.5 pct at $1275.31; Silver up 1.8 pct at $17.22 at 12.10 p.m. ET

** AngloGold Ashanti Ltd up 5.8 pct at $12.1; Newmont Mining Corp up 3.1 pct at $24.92; Harmony Gold Mining Co Ltd up 3.7 pct at $3.06

** First Majestic Silver Corp up 4.4 pct at $6.12; Endeavour Silver Corp up 4.9 pct at $2.76; Coeur Mining Inc up 3.2 pct at $6.13