BUZZ-Gold stocks: Gold gains on weaker dollar, tumbling stocks

Thu Oct 13, 2016 7:27am EDT
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** U.S-listed shares of gold miners up premarket as bullion gains on weaker dollar and slump in equities following soft Chinese trade data

** Rise despite September minutes indicating the U.S. Fed could raise interest rates in December

** Spot gold rises 0.3 pct to $1,257.95/ounce; U.S. gold futures gain 0.5 pct to $1,259.80/ounce

** Gold miners: Sibanye Gold up 4.3 pct, Gold Fields 3.4 pct, Harmony Gold Mining 3 pct, Yamana Gold 1.9 pct, Goldcorp 1.4 pct, Barrick Gold 1 pct

** Silver rises 0.5 pct to $17.54/ounce

** Silver miners: First Majestic Silver up 3 pct