BUZZ-Copper miners: Shares rise as copper futures gain

Wed Jun 15, 2016 11:01am EDT
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** Miners' U.S.- and Toronto-listed shares rise as copper futures gain after dollar retreats

** London copper futures rose as dollar retreated ahead of expectations U.S. Federal Reserve will keep rates steady; however, looming British vote on exiting European Union kept gains in check

** 3-month copper rises as much as 4 pct to $4,690 per ton on London Metal Exchange, its biggest intraday percentage gain in 3 months

** Vale SA up 5.7 pct, BHP Billiton Ltd up 4.7 pct, Rio Tinto Ltd up 4.6 pct, Randgold Resources Ltd 2.6 pct

** Freeport-McMoran Inc up 8.3 pct, Teck Resources Ltd up 5.7 pct

** Toronto-listed miners: HudBay Minerals Inc up 3.7 pct, First Quantum Minerals Ltd up 5.8 pct, Lundin Mining Corp up 3.9 pct