VANCOUVER, Feb 6- At a time when major miners have turned gun-shy on acquisitions after a rash of value-busting deals, two big players made it clear last week that they are still keen to partner with junior firms on high-quality, early-stage projects.
SINGAPORE, Oct 29- Gold was little changed on Tuesday, trading near its highest in more than five weeks, as weak U.S. economic data boosted views the Federal Reserve would maintain its stimulus measures to support the economy. *Spot gold had edged up 0.1 percent to $1,352.95 an ounce by 0020 GMT.
Gold settled nearly 1 percent higher at $1,328 on Thursday, after briefly extending the previous day's 2 percent sell-off.
Gold mining stocks have lost their luster as commodity prices fall. But investors may be missing improving fundamentals, say fund managers.
More Americans are wealthier, whether from a successful IPO or a 401(k). And CNBC's Jim Cramer said that it makes sense to invest those gains in stocks.
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The crash in gold prices has frozen the market for the commodity and several companies will be victims, Jim Cramer says.
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TORONTO, Oct 25- Goldcorp Inc, the No. 2 Canadian gold miner, reported better-than-expected quarterly results on Thursday, as improved performance at its Red Lake and Penasquito mines led to strong gold and silver sales.
TORONTO, Oct 25- Goldcorp Inc, the No. 2 Canadian gold miner, reported a 48 percent increase in quarterly profit on Thursday, as improved performance at its Red Lake and Penasquito mines led to strong gold and silver sales.
*Sees strong performance at Meadowbank mine in Canada. Oct 24- Canada's Agnico-Eagle Mines Ltd reported a quarterly profit on record gold production on Wednesday and boosted its output forecast for the year by 5 percent.
*UBS raises Barrick Gold target price to $52 from $46; rating buy. *UBS raises Rainy River Resources Ltd price target to C $7 from C $6;. rating buy* UBS raises Centerra Gold target price to C $17 from C $15.5; rating buy.
*Canaccord Genuity raises Agnico Eagle Mines target price to $64 from. Reuters Station users, click. 1568. Reuters Station users, click. 4899.
TELECOM ITALIA, TELECOM ITALIA MEDIA. Cairo Communications could present an offer for Telecom Italia Media, La Repubblica said on Saturday. Talks between Prelios and two rival bidders for a stake in the real estate company, Italian investment firm Feidos and U.S. asset manager Fortess, resume on Monday, Il Sole 24 Ore said on Sunday.
TELECOM ITALIA, TELECOM ITALIA MEDIA. Cairo Communications could present an offer for Telecom Italia Media, La Repubblica said on Saturday.
TORONTO, Oct 1- Canada's main stock index hit its highest level in more than a week on Monday, starting the new quarter on positive ground as U.S. economic data surprised to the upside and investors bet on continued support from central banks.
Oct 1- Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd:. *Dundee raises Agnico Eagle Mines target price to C $70 from C $57;. Reuters Station users, click. 1568.
Italy needs a strong political government, not another technocrat administration when Prime Minister Mario Monti's term ends in the spring, the head of the country's main employers' confederation said on Sunday.
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