TORONTO, March 10- Barrick Gold Corp said on Monday it plans to sell about 13.5 percent of its holdings in its majority-owned subsidiary African Barrick Gold. In 2012, the company attempted to sell a part, or all of its interest in African Barrick Gold to China National Gold Group, but those talks fell apart last year.» Read More
LONDON, March 5- Gold was little changed on Wednesday as demand for safe assets cooled on easing fears of imminent military action by Russia in Ukraine, and traders waited for a new series of U.S. data for clues on the strength of the economy. The United States and Russia will hold talks over Ukraine on Wednesday.
*Gold steady after 1 pct overnight fall. SINGAPORE, March 5- Gold was little changed on Wednesday as safe-haven buying cooled on easing fears of imminent military action by Russia in Ukraine, and as traders waited for U.S. data for clues on the strength of the economy.
NEW YORK-- Shares of some top gold companies are mixed at 1 p.m.:. Barrick Gold Corp. fell$. 09 or. 4 percent, to $20.41. Newmont Mining Corp. rose$. 44 or 1.9 percent, to $24.07.
NEW YORK-- Shares of some top gold companies are down at 10 a.m.:. Barrick Gold Corp. fell$. 14 or. 7 percent, to $20.36. Newmont Mining Corp. fell$. 11 or. 5 percent, to $23.52.
RELAVE, Peru, March 4- Tucked between two desert ridges in southern Peru, Relave looks like any of the hundreds of ramshackle mining towns that blight the landscape in the world's sixth-largest gold exporter.
*Zijin Mining spikes on soaring gold prices. HONG KONG, March 4- China shares slipped early on Tuesday, capping Hong Kong gains, with banks among the biggest index drags as cash rates rose following the central bank's use of a 28- day instrument for the first time since June to drain funds.
March 3- Freeport-McMoRan Copper& Gold Inc halved the base salaries of two members of the Office of the Chairman as of Feb. 27, according to a filing by the company on Monday. Executive Chairman James Moffett and James Flores, CEO of FCX's oil and gas unit, will be paid $1.25 million instead of $2.5 million.
March 3- Osisko Mining Corp has settled a lawsuit it filed against Goldcorp Inc in reaction to Goldcorp's hostile takeover bid for the Canadian gold miner, a move that might lead to a negotiated deal or buy Osisko time to find a white knight.
NEW YORK-- Shares of some top gold companies are mixed at 10 a.m.:. Barrick Gold Corp. fell$. 11 or. 5 percent, to $20.60. Newmont Mining Corp. fell$. 34 or 1.4 percent, to $23.25.
Barrick Gold Corp. fell$. 09 or. 4 percent, to $20.70. Gold Fields rose$. 03 or. 8 percent, to $3.75. Newmont Mining Corp. rose$. 03 or. 1 percent, to $23.59.
NEW YORK-- Shares of some top gold companies are up at 1 p.m.:. Barrick Gold Corp. rose$. 15 or. 7 percent, to $20.94. Newmont Mining Corp. rose$. 15 or. 6 percent, to $23.71.
NEW YORK-- Shares of some top gold companies are up at 10 a.m.:. Barrick Gold Corp. rose$. 12 or. 6 percent, to $20.91. Newmont Mining Corp. rose$. 33 or 1.4 percent, to $23.89.
*Ottawa leaves door open for Taseko to submit new development proposal. VANCOUVER, Feb 26- Canada's government has blocked the development of a controversial copper and gold mine owned by Taseko Mines Ltd, the second time in just over three years that it has halted the mine plan.
But recent fundraising success for established miners and a few exploration companies like North Arrow Minerals Inc, Torex Gold Resources Inc and Lydian International Ltd has encouraged many tiny explorers, often called junior miners, that there is a window of opportunity to tap investors.
LONDON, Feb 26- Mexico has granted precious metals miner Fresnillo a new explosives permit, allowing it to resume operations at one of its gold mines, the company said on Wednesday.
NEW YORK-- Shares of some top gold companies are mixed at 10 a.m.:. Barrick Gold Corp. rose$. 08 or. 4 percent, to $21.31. Newmont Mining Corp. rose$. 23 or 1.0 percent, to $23.90.
Peter Toogood, investment director at City Financial Investment Company, says it is too late to buy bank stocks, but equities in mining companies could be a good investment.
Jake Klein, Chairman of Evolution Mining, discusses the firm's first-half profit results which saw a 13 percent drop, thanks to slumping gold prices last year.
*80 pct of Swiss gold exports head for Asia. NEW YORK/ LONDON, Feb 20- Gold rose on Thursday due to disappointing U.S. and Chinese manufacturing data, but overall improvement in global economic conditions and continued stimulus tapering by the Federal Reserve could dent safe haven demand, traders said.
*Gold to hover above $1,307- technicals. SINGAPORE, Feb 20- Gold edged up in choppy trade on Thursday as the U.S. dollar gave up gains, while demand from the physical sector also underpinned prices. Gold hit a low of $1,308.34 an ounce on a firmer dollar before rising as high as $1,314.70 as the U.S. currency changed course.