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  • NEW YORK/ LONDON, Sept 10- Gold fell 0.7 percent on Wednesday, trading near its lowest in seven months at just over $1,240 an ounce, pulled down by fears that encouraging economic data could prompt the U.S.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 10- U.S.-listed shares of South African gold miner AngloGold Ashanti Ltd were among the biggest percentage decliners on the New York Stock Exchange Wednesday after it announced a $2.1 billion rights issue and plans to spin off its non-South African assets in a new British-based company.

  • Early Glance: Silver companies Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014 | 10:32 AM ET

    Hecla Mining Co. rose$. 00 or. 1 percent, to $2.91. Pan American Silver Corp. rose$. 07 or. 5 percent, to $13.11. Silver Wheaton fell$. 02 or. 1 percent, to $23.80.

  • Early Glance: Gold companies Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014 | 10:32 AM ET

    Barrick Gold Corp. fell$. 01 or. 1 percent, to $16.87. Gold Fields Ltd ADS fell$. 08 or 1.8 percent, to $4.40. Newmont Mining Corp. fell$. 08 or. 3 percent, to $25.46.

  • *Gold steadies off 3- month low at $1,247.15/ oz. LONDON, Sept 10- Gold eased towards the previous day's three-month low on Wednesday as the dollar index held near its highest in more than a year, underpinned by expectations that the Federal Reserve may be set to signal a rise in interest rates.

  • Final Glance: Gold companies Tuesday, 9 Sep 2014 | 8:15 PM ET

    Barrick Gold Corp. rose$. 14 or. 8 percent, to $16.88. Gold Fields rose$. 17 or 3.9 percent, to $4.50. Newmont Mining Corp. rose$. 28 or 1.1 percent, to $25.54.

  • Final Glance: Silver companies Tuesday, 9 Sep 2014 | 8:15 PM ET

    Hecla Mining Co. fell$. 01 or. 3 percent, to $2.91. Pan American Silver Corp. rose$. 09 or. 7 percent, to $13.04. Silver Standard Resources Inc. fell$. 08 or 1.0 percent, to $7.60.

  • CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Oil continues its move lower. And nat gas popped about 3 percent today. Gold was down, as well.

  • Midday Glance: Silver companies Tuesday, 9 Sep 2014 | 1:23 PM ET

    Hecla Mining Co. fell$. 04 or 1.2 percent, to $2.89. Pan American Silver Corp. fell$. 13 or 1.0 percent, to $12.82. Silver Standard Resources Inc. fell$. 29 or 3.8 percent, to $7.39.

  • Midday Glance: Gold companies Tuesday, 9 Sep 2014 | 1:22 PM ET

    Barrick Gold Corp. fell$. 07 or. 4 percent, to $16.67. Gold Fields Ltd ADS rose$. 09 or 2.1 percent, to $4.42. Newmont Mining Corp. rose$. 02 or. 1 percent, to $25.28.

  • Mining CEOs call for action against Ebola Tuesday, 9 Sep 2014 | 10:26 AM ET
    A health officer at a state hospital in Kenema, Sierra Leone on Aug. 23, 2014.

    A group of 11 mining CEOs working in West Africa are calling for fewer travel restrictions in the face of the Ebola epidemic.

  • Early Glance: Gold companies Tuesday, 9 Sep 2014 | 10:26 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top gold companies are up at 10 a.m.:. Barrick Gold Corp. rose$. 24 or 1.4 percent, to $16.98. Newmont Mining Corp. rose$. 27 or 1.1 percent, to $25.53.

  • Early Glance: Silver companies Tuesday, 9 Sep 2014 | 10:26 AM ET

    Pan American Silver Corp. rose$. 07 or. 5 percent, to $13.02. Silver Standard Resources Inc. rose$. 02 or. 3 percent, to $7.70. Silver Wheaton rose$. 29 or 1.2 percent, to $23.80.

  • *Gold fails to shake overnight losses of 1 pct. LONDON, Sept 9- Gold hovered near its lowest in three months on Tuesday as the dollar traded at a 14- month high following a Federal Reserve study that caused investors to reassess prospects for higher U.S. interest rates.

  • UPDATE 1-Petra finds $10 million-plus white diamond Tuesday, 9 Sep 2014 | 3:35 AM ET

    Sept 9- Petra Diamonds Ltd has recovered a 232.08 carat white diamond at its Cullinan mine in South Africa, which three analysts said could fetch between $10 million and $16 million. Shares in the diamond miner climbed as much as 6.5 percent in early Tuesday trading, the biggest rise on Britain's FTSE -250 Midcap Index.

  • Sept 8- Taseko Mines Ltd said on Monday it will buy mineral exploration and development company Curis Resources in an all-share deal, giving the Canadian miner access to the advanced-stage Florence copper project in central Arizona.

  • Final Glance: Silver companies Monday, 8 Sep 2014 | 6:38 PM ET

    Hecla Mining Co. fell$. 07 or 2.3 percent, to $2.92. Pan American Silver Corp. fell$. 50 or 3.7 percent, to $12.95. Silver Standard Resources Inc. fell$. 40 or 5.0 percent, to $7.68.

  • Final Glance: Gold companies Monday, 8 Sep 2014 | 6:38 PM ET

    Barrick Gold Corp. fell$. 42 or 2.4 percent, to $16.74. Gold Fields fell$. 12 or 2.7 percent, to $4.33. Newmont Mining Corp. fell$. 68 or 2.6 percent, to $25.29.

  • CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. The dollar got stronger and commodities prices were lower, as a result.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 8- The U.S. "It's more efficient to melt any of the unsold inventory and unwind the platinum lease so we are not subject to continued leasing costs," said Tom Jurkowsky, the Mint's director of corporate communications.