By Robb M. Stewart
Shares of U.S.-listed gold and silver miners were stronger Thursday, bolstered by gains in prices for the precious metals.
Among producers of the metals, First Majestic Silver Corp. was up 4.2% to $17.40 in afternoon trading, Yamana Gold Inc. was 3.3% higher at $4.65, B2Gold Corp. was ahead 3.5% at $4.68, Endeavour Silver Corp. was up 5.4% at $5.42, Barrick Gold Corp. was 2.1% stronger at $21.11 and SilverCrest Metals Inc. had gained 4.2% to $8.65.
Front-month Comex gold for April delivery was up roughly 1%, and has now risen in five of the past six trading sessions, while Comex silver for April delivery was up about 1.3%, for a third consecutive gain.
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