BUZZ-Gold and silver miners: Metal prices fall to 2-month lows

Fri Mar 6, 2015 10:48am EST
 
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** U.S.-listed shares of gold and silver miners down 3-8 pct

** Gold fell almost 2 pct to 2-month low after better-than-expected U.S. non-farm payrolls fueled speculation Federal Reserve will raise rates sooner rather than later

** Silver fell to its lowest level in 2 months at $15.77 an ounce

** Harmony Gold Mining Co Ltd down 8.2 pct at $2.01; Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd down 7.1 pct at $29.09; Goldcorp Inc down 5.9 pct at $19.46; Kinross Gold Corp down 5.8 pct at $2.59; Randgold Resources Ltd down 5.5 pct at $69.44

** Newmont Mining Corp down 5.4 pct at $23.93; Sibanye Gold Ltd down 5.3 pct at $8.71; Yamana Gold down 4.7 pct at $3.89; Primero Mining Corp down 4.7 pct at $3.22; Iamgold Corp down 4.6 pct at $2.08

** Coeur Mining Inc down 5.5 pct at $5.28; Hecla Mining Co down 5.1 pct at $3.14; First Majestic Silver Corp down 2.6 pct at $5.69