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  • HOBART, Australia, Nov 19- Why would arguably the world's second-most powerful person bother to visit an island at the bottom of the world most famous for a cartoon character that bears little resemblance to the real animal? Tourism was also a key component, with Xi's visit sparking hopes of increased Chinese interest in the natural beauty of Tasmania, which is...

  • Final Glance: Gold companies Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    Barrick Gold Corp. rose$. 82 or 6.6 percent, to $13.29. Gold Fields rose$. 31 or 7.7 percent, to $4.35. Newmont Mining Corp. rose$. 66 or 3.4 percent, to $19.90.

  • Final Glance: Silver companies Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    Hecla Mining Co. rose$. 03 or 1.2 percent, to $2.57. Pan American Silver Corp. rose$. 65 or 6.3 percent, to $10.91. Silver Standard Resources Inc. rose$. 44 or 8.1 percent, to $5.87.

  • TORONTO, Nov 18- Barrick Gold Corp named mining industry veteran Shaun Usmar as its chief financial officer designate on Tuesday, marking the latest shake-up at the gold miner. The Toronto- based gold mining giant has in the last three months let go of at least three other top executives, including its chief executive, the head of legal counsel, along with its head of...

  • Commodities tomorrow: WTI under $75     Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 | 4:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Oil was down again, and closed under $75. Traders say there could be more pressure from here. Nat gas was down on the day.

  • Midday Glance: Silver companies Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 | 1:25 PM ET

    Hecla Mining Co. rose$. 01 or. 4 percent, to $2.55. Pan American Silver Corp. rose$. 49 or 4.8 percent, to $10.75. Silver Standard Resources Inc. rose$. 34 or 6.3 percent, to $5.77.

  • Midday Glance: Gold companies Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 | 1:24 PM ET

    Barrick Gold Corp. rose$. 67 or 5.4 percent, to $13.14. GoldCorp. rose$. 57 or 2.8 percent, to $21.09. Newmont Mining Corp. rose$. 57 or 3.0 percent, to $19.81.

  • LONDON, Nov 18- Gemfields, the world's largest rough emerald producer, expects to take up to two more years to have stopped the losses at the Faberge jewellery business it bought two years ago, its chief executive, Ian Harebottle, said. London- listed Gemfields, which mines emeralds in Zambia and rubies in Mozambique, bought Faberge in the hope that the brand made...

  • Early Glance: Gold companies Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 | 10:23 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top gold companies are up at 10 a.m.:. Barrick Gold Corp. rose$. 26 or 2.1 percent, to $12.73. Newmont Mining Corp. rose$. 27 or 1.4 percent, to $19.51.

  • Early Glance: Silver companies Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 | 10:23 AM ET

    Hecla Mining Co. rose$. 01 or. 6 percent, to $2.56. Pan American Silver Corp. rose$. 21 or 2.0 percent, to $10.47. Silver Standard Resources Inc. rose$. 20 or 3.7 percent, to $5.63.

  • *Gold firm near $1,185/ oz. SINGAPORE, Nov 18- Gold held below a two-week peak on Tuesday, its safe-haven appeal dulled with the dollar near a four-year high and growing signs of strength in the U.S. economy. The dollar held steady on Tuesday after European Central Bank officials raised the prospects of further stimulus and as investors waited to see if Japan's...

  • Final Glance: Gold companies Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    Barrick Gold Corp. rose$. 19 or 1.5 percent, to $12.47. Gold Fields rose$. 11 or 2.8 percent, to $4.04. Newmont Mining Corp. rose$. 09 or. 5 percent, to $19.24.

  • Final Glance: Silver companies Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    Hecla Mining Co. rose$. 02 or. 8 percent, to $2.54. Pan American Silver Corp. rose$. 14 or 1.4 percent, to $10.26. Silver Standard Resources Inc. rose$. 18 or 3.4 percent, to $5.43.

  • CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. The global supply glut concerns continue, as WTI and Brent were both down on the day. Nat gas popped 7 percent as cold weather hit the midwest.

  • Midday Glance: Silver companies Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 2:22 PM ET

    Hecla Mining Co. fell$. 03 or 1.2 percent, to $2.49. Pan American Silver Corp. fell$. 16 or 1.6 percent, to $9.96. Silver Standard Resources Inc. fell$. 03 or. 6 percent, to $5.22.

  • Midday Glance: Gold companies Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 2:21 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top gold companies are mixed at 1 p.m.:. Barrick Gold Corp. rose$. 06 or. 5 percent, to $12.34. Newmont Mining Corp. fell$. 17 or. 9 percent, to $18.99.

  • NEW YORK/ LONDON, Nov 17- Gold retreated from a two-week high hit earlier on Monday as the dollar rose on news that Japan had slipped into recession, and strong technical resistance could also further limit bullion's gains in the near term, analysts said. "The next technical hurdle for gold will be its 50- day moving average, which has been acting as its stubborn...

  • Early Glance: Gold companies Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 10:29 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top gold companies are mixed at 10 a.m.:. Barrick Gold Corp. fell$. 06 or. 5 percent, to $12.22. Newmont Mining Corp. fell$. 28 or 1.5 percent, to $18.87.

  • Early Glance: Silver companies Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 10:29 AM ET

    Hecla Mining Co. fell$. 04 or 1.4 percent, to $2.48. Pan American Silver Corp. fell$. 11 or 1.1 percent, to $10.01. Silver Standard Resources Inc. rose$. 01 or. 2 percent, to $5.26.

  • *Gold holds gains after 2 percent rise on Friday. LONDON, Nov 17- Gold held near a two-week high on Monday as global shares fell after data showed Japan had slipped into recession, raising concerns about global growth, but strength in the dollar kept the metal's gains in check. Spot gold was down 0.1 percent at $1,188.00 an ounce by 1049 GMT after peaking at $1,193.95,...