NEW YORK-- Shares of some top gold companies are mixed at 1 p.m.:. Barrick Gold Corp. fell$. 05 or. 2 percent, to $20.74. Newmont Mining Corp. rose$. 38 or 1.5 percent, to $25.86.» Read More
*Fresnillo says confident will win court case. LONDON, Jan 28- Mexican miner Fresnillo said it expects to win a court case in the coming days which would be a step towards lifting a ban on explosives at one of its gold mines that has paralysed production.
LONDON, Jan 28- Mexican precious metals miner Fresnillo said on Tuesday it had hit its 2013 production target for silver, but just missed a target for gold that had been lowered because of a ban on the use of explosives at one of its mines.
NEW YORK/ LONDON, Jan 27- Gold fell around 1 percent on Monday, retreating from a two-month high earlier in the session, as a steadier U.S. equities market and jitters ahead of a key Federal Reserve meeting this week triggered profit taking.
ACCRA, Jan 24- Ghana has put on hold plans to introduce a windfall tax on mining profits, Finance Minister Seth Terkper told Reuters, a move that will delight struggling gold firms but could undermine efforts to reduce the country's budget deficit.
Jan 23- Barrick Gold Corp will use a lower-than-expected gold price to estimate its bullion reserves, its chief executive said on Thursday, making some of its in-the-ground gold uneconomical to mine and may result in asset writedowns.
David Walker, Head of Equities Research at Stocks-In-Value says it's difficult to find undervalued stocks in the Australian market right now.
Jan 22- Freeport McMoRan Copper& Gold Inc said on Wednesday it would "defend its rights" in Indonesia against a new export tax but was confident of resolving its dispute with the government without going to international arbitration.
Jan 22- Freeport McMoRan Copper& Gold Inc said on Wednesday it would "defend its rights" in Indonesia against a new export tax it said contravenes its agreement with the government, as it reported a drop in fourth-quarter earnings.
LONDON, Jan 22- Gold prices eased on Wednesday as the positive start to 2014 looked to be fading-- leaving U.S. growth prospects and expectations for further Federal Reserve stimulus reduction to dominate sentiment.
The president of South Africa's main trade union for platinum workers told CNBC that miners were treated like slaves, after ordering strikes that will start on Thursday.
After four years of sector underperformance due to oversupply and a lack of demand, miners present a buying opportunity in 2014, analysts say.
*U.S. data, World Bank forecasts lift stocks, dollar. *Gold drops for second straight day. LONDON, Jan 15- Gold fell for a second straight session on Wednesday, retreating from one-month highs, as strong U.S. data and optimistic global growth prospects prompted a rally in the dollar and equities, detracting interest from the metal.
*Gold drops further from 1- month high. SINGAPORE, Jan 15- Gold retreated for a second session on Wednesday, dropping back from a one-month high, as strong U.S. retail sales and global economic growth prospects prompted a rally in stock markets and dented the metal's appeal as a safe haven.
*C $5.95/ share cash-and-stock offer a 15 pct premium. Jan 13- Goldcorp Inc launched a bid to buy fellow gold miner Osisko Mining Corp for C $2.6 billion in cash and stock to gain access to Osisko's Malartic mine in Quebec.
Jan 13- Goldcorp Inc said it offered to buy smaller gold miner Osisko Mining Corp in a C $2.6 billion cash-and-stock deal.
*Indonesia says will use export tax to encourage processing. JAKARTA, Jan 13- Global nickel prices and mining shares rallied a day after Indonesia banned unprocessed mineral exports, though policy softening on some ores should allow leading U.S. miners such as Freeport McMoRan Copper& Gold to keep exporting copper.
JAKARTA, Jan 13- U.S. mining giant Freeport McMoRan Copper and Gold Inc is still awaiting government approval to export copper concentrate from its its huge copper mine in Indonesia, a spokewoman said on Monday.
Indonesia banned all mineral ore exports, as expected, on Sunday, but will likely allow some U.S. mining giants to continue shipments.
Indonesia banned all mineral ore exports on Sunday, but will likely allow U.S. mining giants Freeport McMoRan Copper and Gold and Newmont Mining Corp to continue to ship billions of dollars worth of copper overseas. Indonesia is the world's biggest exporter of nickel ore, refined tin, thermal coal and home to the fifth largest copper mine and top gold mine.
JAKARTA, Jan 12- Indonesia banned all mineral ore exports, as expected, on Sunday, but will likely allow U.S. mining giants Freeport McMoRan Copper and Gold and Newmont Mining Corp to continue to ship billions of dollars worth of copper overseas.