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.» Read More
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.
ConAgra Foods Inc. fell$. 15 or. 4 percent, to $34.44. General Mills Inc. fell$. 13 or. 3 percent, to $49.67. Hormel Foods Corp. fell $1.74 or 4.3 percent, to $38.92.
ConAgra Foods Inc. rose$. 40 or 1.2 percent, to $34.49. General Mills Inc. rose$. 29 or. 6 percent, to $49.58. Mondelez International Inc. rose$. 29 or 1.0 percent, to $30.10.
ConAgra Foods Inc. fell$. 08 or. 2 percent, to $34.11. General Mills Inc. rose$. 11 or. 2 percent, to $49.13. Hormel Foods Corp. rose$. 06 or. 2 percent, to $39.88.
*Approval follows Kinross' decision to leave Ecuador. QUITO, June 13- Ecuador's lawmakers on Thursday approved a mining law that should speed the development of small and medium-size ventures, only days after Canada's Kinross canceled a massive $1.2 billion gold project in the country over a tax dispute.
ConAgra Foods Inc. fell$. 08 or. 2 percent, to $33.71. General Mills Inc. fell$. 21 or. 4 percent, to $48.25. J.M. Smucker Co. rose$. 01 or percent, to $100.84.
ConAgra Foods Inc. fell$. 11 or. 3 percent, to $33.92. General Mills Inc. rose$. 25 or. 5 percent, to $48.58. Hormel Foods Corp. fell$. 02 or. 1 percent, to $39.62.
NEW YORK-- A look at the 10 biggest percentage decliners on New York Stock Exchange at 1 p.m.:. Symmetry Medical Inc. fell 17.0 percent to $7.61. Annie's Inc. fell 7.1 percent to $38.72.
SINGAPORE, June 11- Gold slipped in early Asian trading on Tuesday as the U.S. dollar and equities strengthened after Standard& Poor's revised its credit outlook for the United States to stable from negative.
June 10- Kinross Gold Corp said on Monday it is halting development at its Fruta del Norte gold project in Ecuador after failing to reach an agreement with the government over a windfall tax on revenues.
SYDNEY/ TORONTO, June 10- The pain is not likely to be over for investors in mining shares after the steepest drop in gold prices in a generation led to a $6 billion asset writedown at Australia's Newcrest Mining, fuelling speculation of more to come.
NEW YORK-- A look at the 10 biggest percentage decliners on New York Stock Exchange at 1 p.m.:. Iron Mountain Inc. fell 15.0 percent to $29.25. Quiksilver Inc. fell 11.9 percent to $6.76.
ConAgra Foods Inc. rose$. 43 or 1.3 percent, to $33.59. General Mills Inc. rose$. 46 or 1.0 percent, to $47.86. Hormel Foods Corp. rose$. 57 or 1.5 percent, to $39.45.
ConAgra Foods Inc. fell$. 02 or. 1 percent, to $32.99. General Mills Inc. rose$. 06 or. 1 percent, to $47.25. Mondelez International Inc. rose$. 06 or. 2 percent, to $29.53.
*Government-controlled Congress likely to approve reforms. QUITO, May 16- Ecuador's government on Thursday presented a mining bill to Congress that should pave the way for the signing of contracts with several investors, including Canada's Kinross Gold Corp..
Stocks finished at session lows Monday, posting their sharpest one-day drop this year, as disappointing economic data from China triggered a selloff in commodities.
Take a look at some of Monday's midday movers:
*Adjusted EPS $0.24 vs Street view $0.22. TORONTO, Feb 13- Canada's Kinross Gold Corp reported on Wednesday a fourth-quarter net loss as an impairment charge related primarily to its Tasiast gold mine in West Africa outweighed a boost in revenue.
TORONTO, Jan 6- Sagging demand for non-precious metals- a trend that's beyond the direct control of Canada's embattled gold producers- is shaping up as their best hope for recovery in 2013 after a year that battered their share prices.