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  • BHP Billiton on Thursday approved its $2.2 billion share of investment for the second phase of the Mad Dog oilfield in the Gulf of Mexico, as expected.

  • TORONTO, Feb 8- Canada's benchmark stock index ended up on Wednesday after a slow start as an oil price rebound helped some energy stocks, and gold and base metal miners rose as political uncertainty boosted bullion and a likely squeeze on supply pushed copper prices higher. Barrick Gold Corp advanced 1.2 percent to C $25.75 and Goldcorp Inc rose 1.1 percent to C...

  • TORONTO, Feb 8- Canada's main stock index fell on Wednesday as a third day of oil price losses weighed on its large energy sector and disappointing results from an insurer led financial stocks lower. Gains for gold and base metal miners on higher commodity prices helped offset the downswing, while Bombardier Inc gained 2.8 percent to C $2.62 after Canada said it...

  • TORONTO, Feb 6- Canada's main stock index ended lower on Monday, as heavyweight energy stocks weighed with a fall in oil prices, while gold miners caught a boost from bullion jumping to its highest in nearly three months on political uncertainty. Gold climbed to its highest in nearly three months as worries about the political landscape in the United States and...

  • Randgold Resources CEO Mark Bristow weighs in on whether he thinks U.S. President Donald Trump will be good for gold prices in the coming months.

  • Charles Newsome, divisional director at Investec Wealth, talks about whether client portfolios should have an exposure to mining, with comment on gold.

  • Randgold Resources CEO Mark Bristow outlines the key details from the latest earnings report by the gold mining company.

  • Demand for gold soared in 2016, driven by concerns and uncertainty driven by politics, according to the World Gold Council's latest report.

  • MANILA, Feb 2- The Philippines will close down over 20 mines, mostly nickel producers that account for about half of output in the world's biggest nickel ore supplier, as a government campaign to fight environmental degradation deepens. Manila is also suspending operations at six other mines, including the country's top gold miner. Environment and Natural...

  • *Index posts its lowest close since Dec. 30. TORONTO, Jan 31- Canada's main stock index fell to a one-month low on Tuesday as heavyweight financial shares declined, but some losses for the index were pared, while gold mining stocks climbed as gold prices benefited from pressure on the U.S. dollar. The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index closed down...

  • TORONTO, Jan 31- Canada's main stock index fell to a one-month low on Tuesday as heavyweight financial shares lost ground, but some losses for the index were pared, while gold mining stocks climbed as the price of gold benefited from pressure on the U.S. dollar. The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index unofficially closed down 19.16 points, or 0.12...

  • Molten gold pours from a furnace during the final stage of the refining process.

    Using Kensho, we looked at what happens after gold rises 5 percent or more in one month.

  • LIMA, Jan 31- Two workers died when a tunnel caved in at Hochschild Mining Plc's Inmaculada gold and silver mine in southern Peru on Tuesday, a police chief said on local broadcaster RPP. Citing information from the company, Miguel Angel Rivera added that a third worker was wounded in the incident at the mine in the region of Ayacucho. The company did not immediately...

  • TORONTO, Jan 31- Canada's main stock index fell to a one-month low on Tuesday as heavyweight financial shares lost ground, while gold mining stocks rose as the price of gold benefited from nervous financial markets. President Donald Trump's stringent curbs on travel to the United States. At 10:51 a.m. ET, the Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index...

  • TORONTO, Jan 31- Canada's main stock edged higher on Tuesday, helped by gains for gold mining stocks as the price of gold benefited from nervous financial markets. The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index was up 12.72 points, or 0.08 percent, at 15,417.84, shortly after the open. Just two of the index's 10 main groups were higher.

  • NEW DELHI, Jan 30- India will launch its biggest aero geophysical survey of minerals next month to unearth deep-seated resources such as gold and copper, as it seeks to develop its mining industry and reduce its dependence on imports. Only a fraction of areas in India with mineral potential has been explored, which has meant that the country imports everything...

  • *Spot gold prices were down 0.1 percent at $1,186.80 per ounce at 0110 GMT. On Thursday, they fell to their lowest since Jan. 11 at $1,184.03. *China's net gold imports via main conduit Hong Kong rose 2.7 percent in December over the previous month, data showed on Thursday.

  • MOSCOW, Jan 26- A joint venture between Russia's top gold producer Polyus and state conglomerate Rostec has bought the rights to develop Sukhoi Log, one of the world's largest untapped gold deposits, for 9.4 billion roubles. Russia competes with Australia for second place among the world's largest gold producers and has one of the world's largest gold reserves.

  • TORONTO, Jan 25- Canada's main stock index approached an all-time high on Wednesday, led by gains for heavyweight financial and energy stocks as global stocks climbed, while lower gold prices weighed on gold mining shares. At 10:12 a.m. ET, the Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index rose 53.68 points, or 0.34 percent, to 15,664.37, within striking...

  • TORONTO, Jan 25- Canada's main stock index moved closer to a record high on Wednesday, led by gains for its heavyweight energy and financial groups as global stocks climbed, while lower gold prices weighed on gold mining shares.