BUZZ-Gold and silver miners: Precious metal prices fall

Tue Feb 17, 2015 10:38am EST
 
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** Gold and silver miner's shares dip 4-6 pct in early trading

** Gold and silver fell to one-month lows on signs that Greek banks will continue to get emergency funding despite a breakdown in debt talks between their government and euro zone partners

** Gold fell as much as 2.1 percent to its lowest since Jan. 8 at $1,205.72 an ounce in earlier trade and was down 2 percent at $1,205.70 by 1518 GMT

** Silver was the most hit, falling 5.1 percent to a one-month low of $16.27 an ounce. It stood down 4.7 percent at $16.39

** Harmony Gold Mining Co Ltd down 6.8 pct at $2.46, DRDGold Ltd down 6 pct at $2.13, Gold Fields Ltd down 6.6 pct at $4.51, AngloGold Ashanti Ltd down 3.9 pct at $11.85, Primero Mining Corp down 3.9 pct at $3.22

** Endeavour Silver Corp down 5.6 pct at $2.34, Coeur Mining Inc 3 pct at $7.04, Fortuna Silver Mines Inc down 4.6 pct at $4.35