BUZZ-Randgold Resources: In-line results defy falling gold prices

Thu Aug 6, 2015 4:07am EDT
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** Gold miner's shares up 2.5 pct, second-largest FTSE 100 gainer, after posting results in-line with market expectations

** Fall in profit not as severe as some of its competitors, a trader says

** Gold miners have seen profit fall as much as 50 pct as spot prices collapse

** Stock top gainer on Stoxx 600 Basic Resources Index in decent volumes

** Shares have lost 12.5 pct YTD, compared to a 20 pct fall YTD in the FTSE 350 Mining Index (