BUZZ-S&P/TSX gold index up with gold prices; Newmont Mining hits 52-wk high

Thu Jun 16, 2016 10:56am EDT
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** S&P/TSX global gold index surges 3.8 pct to 3-year high as gold prices hit a two-year high

** All 36 stocks on the index are higher as spot gold rises 1.6 pct and silver gains 1.4 pct

** Barrick Gold and Goldcorp both up 4 pct and are the biggest boosts on the index

** OceanaGold's 7.3 pct rise is the biggest on the index, while Royal Gold's 0.4 pct gain is the smallest

** Newmont Mining rises as much as 2.7 pct to new 52-week high of $37.23

** NEM is the only S&P 500 component to hit a new 52-week high on a day the index is off 0.86 pct

** Among silver miners, Silver Standard up 4.2 pct, First Majestic Silver up 3.5 pct