BUZZ-Gold miners: Precious metal slips as dollar strengthens

Thu Jul 7, 2016 11:09am EDT
 
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** U.S.-listed shares of gold miners down after the precious metal slipped as U.S. jobs data supported the dollar

** Spot gold was down 0.77 pct at $1,352.91 an ounce at 1412 GMT; Silver down 2.6 pct at $19.52

** Philadelphia SE Gold/Silver Index down 3 pct; Barrick Gold Corp down 4.7 pct, biggest drag on index

** Biggest losers: McEwen Mining Inc 7 pct, Primero Mining Corp 7.3 pct, Kinross Gold Corp 2.9 pct, Silver Standard Resources 05.2 pct, Couer Mining Inc 5 pct

(Reporting by Vishaka George in Bengaluru)