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  • *Thin liquidity in Asia with China on week-long holiday. MANILA, Feb 9- Gold edged up to near its highest since June on Tuesday, as uncertainty over global growth that has hammered stocks puts the precious metal on course for its longest rally since 2011.. Tuesday would mark gold's eighth straight day of gains as investors seek safe havens in the face of instability...

  • Chart: This gold pattern can't be ignored Monday, 8 Feb 2016 | 9:58 PM ET

    Gold is showing the same fan pattern as appeared on the dollar-yen chart prior to the very powerful breakout in November 2012.

  • Commodities tomorrow: Crude oil pressures Monday, 8 Feb 2016 | 4:00 PM ET
    Commodities tomorrow:

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets.

  • Unusual activity: Gold hits 2016 high Monday, 8 Feb 2016 | 12:53 PM ET
    Unusual activity: Gold hits 2016 high

    "Fast Money Halftime Report" traders Jon and Pete Najarian, discuss gold surging to the highest level since June.

  • Feb 8- Miner Tahoe Resources Inc said it would buy Canada's Lake Shore Gold Corp for about C $751 million to add low-cost gold mines in Ontario to its portfolio. Tahoe had also bought smaller rival Rio Alto Mining Ltd in a cash-and-share deal valued at C $1.4 billion last February to expand its presence in Latin America. Lake Shore Gold operates Timmins West and...

  • Feb 8- Miner Tahoe Resources Inc said it would buy Canada's Lake Shore Gold Corp for about C $751 million to add low-cost gold mines in Ontario to its portfolio. Lake Shore Gold operates Timmins West and Bell Creek mines in Timmins, Ontario, while Tahoe has a mine in Guatemala and two mines in Peru. "The combination with Lake Shore Gold enhances Tahoe's position as the...

  • Gold is a portfolio hedge: Head of investments Monday, 8 Feb 2016 | 3:09 AM ET
    Gold is a portfolio hedge: Head of investments

    Johanna Kyrklund, head of multi-asset investments at Schroders, says gold is attracting interest as a hedge for portfolios and talks about the Federal Reserve.

  • Demand for gold remains solid: Randgold CEO Monday, 8 Feb 2016 | 2:10 AM ET
    Demand for gold remains solid: Randgold CEO

    Mark Bristow, CEO of Randgold, discusses the gold market and his company. The share price of Randgold has risen 33 percent over the past three months.

  • *Coming up: euro zone Sentix index at 0930 GMT. MELBOURNE, Feb 8- Spot gold stepped back on Monday from near a three-month top hit the session before, after a U.S. jobs report cast some doubt over prospects for a quicker pace of rate hikes this year and pushed up the dollar. "We prefer gold," said analyst Lachlan Shaw of UBS.

  • ULAN BATOR, Feb 4- Canada's Centerra Gold Inc has received the go-ahead from lawmakers in Mongolia to mine the Gatsuurt deposit after a five-year delay, as that resource-rich country looks to bolster its economic activity and gold reserves. Mongolia's once-booming economy has taken a steep slide, with the Asian Development Bank estimating 2015 growth at less...

  • NEW YORK/ LONDON, Feb 4- Gold rose for a second day on Thursday, hitting three-month highs as the dollar continued to ease amid mounting doubts that the U.S. "The market is fetishizing bad news and convincing itself that the Fed will never be able to hike again," director of base and precious metals trading for BMO Capital Markets in New York. Spot gold was up more than 1...

  • Too soon for gold bulls to start pawing the ground? Thursday, 4 Feb 2016 | 10:09 AM ET

    LONDON, Feb 4- Gold bulls are starting to rear their heads with the price of the precious metal hitting three-month highs, but their optimism could be premature due to uncertainty over U.S. interest rates. Spot gold hit $1,155.30 an ounce on Thursday, its highest since Oct. 29 on buying triggered by a tumbling dollar after weak U.S. data and on perceptions that U.S....

  • $100 billion later, Afghanistan is on the brink Wednesday, 3 Feb 2016 | 12:17 PM ET
    Afghan security personnel keep watch at the site of a suicide bombing at the home of a prominent politician in Jalalabad on Jan. 17, 2016.

    Embezzlement in Afghanistan is making U.S. reconstruction efforts nearly impossible. But experts say the U.S. can’t back out now.

  • *Russia in dire need of cash as oil prices slide. MOSCOW, Feb 2- Russian oligarchs are the most likely potential buyers of the stakes in some of the country's largest companies that President Vladimir Putin wants to sell. The preliminary privatization plan, aimed at preventing the state budget deficit from ballooning, coincides with a second year of recession for...

  • *Russia in dire need of cash as oil prices slide. MOSCOW, Feb 2- Russian oligarchs are the most likely potential buyers of the stakes in some of the country's largest companies that President Vladimir Putin wants to sell. The preliminary privatisation plan, aimed at preventing the state budget deficit from ballooning, coincides with a second year of recession for...

  • MELBOURNE/ BEIJING, Feb 2- China plans to boost its crackdown on illegal mining of rare earths by setting up a system to certify the origin of supplies of the materials, used in everything from fighter jets to mobile phones. Illegal Chinese output and smuggling have helped drag global rare earth prices to their lowest in around six years, hitting legitimate...

  • Here are the three top safe-haven investments Friday, 29 Jan 2016 | 12:44 AM ET
    Here are the three top safe-haven investments

    According to V. Anantha Nageswaran, CEO at Vansight, the three safe-haven investments are gold, stable currencies such as the dollar, and uncorrelated equity markets such as Vietnam.

  • Commodities tomorrow: Crude oil settles above $33 Thursday, 28 Jan 2016 | 4:00 PM ET
    Commodities tomorrow: Crude oil settles above $33

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets.

  • JAKARTA, Jan 28- Indonesia's government and Freeport McMoRan Inc on Thursday failed to reach a deal on extending the U.S. mining giant's six-month export permit, potentially halting shipments from Indonesia's massive Grasberg copper and gold mine. Freeport's six-month export permit for its Indonesian unit expired on Thursday but it was still unclear how...

  • Nevada governor seeks change in sage grouse mining rule Thursday, 28 Jan 2016 | 4:00 AM ET

    RENO, Nev.— The governor of gold-rich Nevada is pressing the Obama administration to alter its sage grouse protection plan to free up thousands of mining claims by shrinking the restricted area in exchange for making other unprotected areas off limits, restoring burned out rangeland and reining in wild horse herds. Brian Sandoval maintains his alternative...