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*Gold- mining shares hit a four-month low. TORONTO, Nov 21- Canada's main stock index advanced on Thursday as a jump in the price of oil pushed up shares of energy companies and positive U.S. economic data drove gains across most of the other major sectors. "Sentiment is quite bullish," said Elvis Picardo, strategist at Global Securities in Vancouver.
Nov 13- Kinross Gold Corp said on Wednesday it is making further cuts to its employee numbers and capital spending as the Toronto- based gold miner reported a steep drop in third-quarter earnings, hurt by weaker gold prices. Gold prices, trading at $1,272 on Wednesday, have fallen 24 percent this year.
SINGAPORE, Nov 14- Gold extended gains into a second session on Thursday after Janet Yellen, likely the next chair of the Federal Reserve, indicated the U.S. central bank would continue to support the economy through its stimulus measures.
ABIDJAN/ ACCRA, Oct 25- This year's drop in world gold prices has been deeply sobering for West African countries, from established producer Ghana to promising newcomer Ivory Coast, whose prospects of mineral wealth are being snatched away.
SINGAPORE, Oct 17- Gold was little changed on Thursday as U.S. lawmakers moved closer to passing a deal that would end a two-week long government shutdown and deflect the country from defaulting on its debt. *Spot gold had eased 0.03 percent to $1,280.61 an ounce by 0007 GMT, while U.S. futures slipped 0.1 percent.
OTTAWA, Oct 8- Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper expressed concern on Tuesday about allegations that a Canadian intelligence agency had targeted Brazil and said officials were reaching out to their Brazilian counterparts.
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Paulson & Co more than halved its stake in SPDR Gold Trust in the second quarter, when the bullion price lost nearly a quarter of its value.
NEW YORK, Aug 14- Paulson& Co more than halved its stake in SPDR Gold Trust, the world's biggest gold-backed exchange-traded fund, in the second quarter, when the bullion price lost nearly a quarter of its value.
Gold settled lower at $1,311 an ounce on Thursday as the dollar benefited from strong U.S. manufacturing data and dovish comments from the European Central Bank.
NEW YORK/ LONDON, Aug 1- Gold fell on Thursday, its fourth consecutive daily drop, hit by strong U.S. factory data and a dollar rally after the European Central Bank chief said euro-zone interest rates will remain low for an extended period of time.
TORONTO, Aug 1- Barrick Gold Corp reported stronger-than-expected quarterly results on Thursday, sending its shares up as much as 5.6 percent even as it recorded a massive $8.7 billion impairment charge and cut its dividend by 75 percent.
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TORONTO, July 25- Goldcorp Inc, the world's largest gold miner by market capitalization, posted weaker-than-expected second quarter results on Thursday, hit by a sharp drop in the gold price and a $2 billion non-cash impairment charge. Shares of the Vancouver- based miner were down 0.24 percent to C $29.17 shortly after market open in Toronto.
Stocks squeezed out small gains in lackluster trading Monday, with the S&P 500 closing at a new high, but a batch of mixed earnings reports and weaker-than-expected existing home sales kept a damper on gains.
*Third of all gold ever produced came from South Africa. KROMDRAAI/ JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, July 7- A hand drill lying in the hillside tunnel of a 19th- century South African gold mine testifies to the back-breaking labour by black miners that built what was once the world's biggest bullion industry.
RIO DE JANEIRO, June 18- Brazil, a major producer of iron ore, gold, copper and other metals, unveiled a long-awaited bill to reform its 46- year-old mining code on Tuesday, proposing a doubling of the current top royalty rate and stricter rules for opening new mines.
Gold hit a near three-week low, ending lower as a lack of new economic stimulus from the Bank of Japan fueled worries that other central banks may also withdraw their support, denting bullion's inflation-hedge appeal.
Take a look at some of Thursday's midday movers: