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  • TORONTO/ VANCOUVER, April 10- Goldcorp Inc raised its hostile takeover offer for Osisko Mining Corp on Thursday, squeaking above a white knight bid by Yamana Gold Inc and heightening a bidding war that has helped inject life into a depressed gold mining sector.

  • Commodities tomorrow: Gold a winner today     Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | 4:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Stocks sold off but gold was a big winner as traders moved to bullion. Nat gas was up on a smaller-than-expected build, and crude was down on the day.

  • Gold, silver futures rise as stock market retreats Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | 3:41 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Gold and silver prices rose Thursday as the stock market went into retreat. Platinum for July delivery rose $21.20, or 1.5 percent, to $1,460.10 an ounce. Palladium for June delivery rose $9.75, or 1.2 percent, to $792.30 an ounce.

  • *Angola to boost output to 9.5 mln carats this year. LUANDA, April 10- Angola, the world's fourth-largest diamond producer by value, will approve a new concession to De Beers to explore for diamonds, Geology and Mines Minister Francisco Queiroz said.

  • TORONTO/ VANCOUVER, April 10- Goldcorp Inc raised its hostile takeover offer for Osisko Mining Corp on Thursday, squeaking above a white knight bid by Yamana Gold Inc and heightening a bidding war that has helped inject life into a depressed gold mining sector.

  • Early Glance: Silver companies Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | 10:24 AM ET

    Hecla Mining Co. rose$. 08 or 2.5 percent, to $3.34. Pan American Silver Corp. rose$. 25 or 1.9 percent, to $13.76. Silver Standard Resources Inc. rose$. 01 or. 1 percent, to $11.01.

  • Early Glance: Gold companies Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | 10:24 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top gold companies are mixed at 10 a.m.:. Barrick Gold Corp. rose$. 09 or. 5 percent, to $19.02. Newmont Mining Corp. rose$. 34 or 1.4 percent, to $25.33.

  • TORONTO, April 10- Goldcorp Inc hiked its hostile takeover offer for smaller Canadian gold miner Osisko Mining Corp to about C $3.6 billion on Thursday as it sought to top a complex white knight bid from Yamana Gold Inc..

  • April 10- Goldcorp Inc, the world's second-biggest gold miner by market value, raised its offer to buy fellow Canadian miner Osisko Mining Corp to about C $3.6 billion, trumping a bid from Yamana Gold Inc..

  • Goldcorp raises buyout offer for Osisko to C$3.6 bln Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | 7:21 AM ET

    April 10- Goldcorp Inc, the world's second-biggest gold miner by market value, said on Thursday that it raised its offer to buy Osisko Mining Corp to about C $3.6 billion.

  • Final Glance: Silver companies Wednesday, 9 Apr 2014 | 6:06 PM ET

    Hecla Mining Co. rose$. 15 or 4.8 percent, to $3.26. Pan American Silver Corp. rose$. 08 or. 6 percent, to $13.51. Silver Standard Resources Inc. rose$. 14 or 1.2 percent, to $11.00.

  • Final Glance: Gold companies Wednesday, 9 Apr 2014 | 6:06 PM ET

    Barrick Gold Corp. rose$. 14 or. 7 percent, to $18.93. Gold Fields rose$. 11 or 2.8 percent, to $4.07. Newmont Mining Corp. rose$. 04 or. 2 percent, to $24.99.

  • UPDATE 1-Chevron expects first-quarter profit to slip Wednesday, 9 Apr 2014 | 5:54 PM ET

    April 9- Chevron Corp, the second-largest oil company in the United States, said on Wednesday it expected first-quarter income to slip because of high currency conversion costs and environmental charges in its mining unit.

  • Chevron expects first-quarter profit to slip Wednesday, 9 Apr 2014 | 5:12 PM ET

    April 9- Chevron Corp, the second-largest oil company in the United States, said on Wednesday it expected first-quarter income to slip from the prior quarter because of high currency conversion costs and one-time charges in its mining unit.

  • Commodities tomorrow: Oil up ... again     Wednesday, 9 Apr 2014 | 4:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Oil was higher on the day as geopolitical tensions drove the price. Nat gas also popped, as traders looked for another drawdown in supplies. And gold was down today as traders looked for the next big catalyst.

  • Midday Glance: Silver companies Wednesday, 9 Apr 2014 | 1:15 PM ET

    Hecla Mining Co. rose$. 09 or 2.9 percent, to $3.20. Pan American Silver Corp. fell$. 16 or 1.2 percent, to $13.27. Silver Standard Resources Inc. fell$. 10 or. 9 percent, to $10.77.

  • Midday Glance: Gold companies Wednesday, 9 Apr 2014 | 1:15 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top gold companies are mixed at 1 p.m.:. Barrick Gold Corp. fell$. 15 or. 8 percent, to $18.64. Newmont Mining Corp. fell$. 21 or. 8 percent, to $24.74.

  • JOHANNESBURG, April 9- South Africa's National Union of Mineworkers is winning back members on the platinum belt from rival AMCU and is poised to regain recognition status at one of Anglo American Platinum's mines, its general secretary said on Wednesday.

  • MOSCOW, April 9- Russia's biggest gold miner Polyus Gold is considering delisting from London, Kommersant newspaper said on Wednesday, which would make it the first Russian company to heed a call by officials to bring assets home to survive Western sanctions.

  • MOSCOW, April 9- Russia's biggest gold miner Polyus Gold is considering delisting from London, Kommersant newspaper said on Wednesday, the first Russian company to suggest it may heed a call by officials to bring assets home to survive Western sanctions.

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