** Hong Kong-listed shares of China Gold International Resources Corp Ltd fall as much as 5.9% to HK$9.28, after the gold producer posts loss in Q1
** Co posts $4.6 mln net loss after income taxes for Q1 of 2019, compared with $2 mln net profit a year earlier, with total gold production falling 5% during the quarter, while copper production up 110%
** British columbia-based co says it is working with its major shareholder, China National Gold Group Corp, to identify potential mining acquisition opportunities outside China
** As of Wednesday’s close, Hong Kong-listed shares of the company had risen 4.5% this year
** The Hong Kong Hang Seng Commerce & Industry Index gains 0.2% and the benchmark index rises 0.3% (Reuters Messaging: firstname.lastname@example.org)
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