By Stephen Nakrosis
A move toward haven investments is seeing shares of gold and silver miners rising in Tuesday's market.
At 11:07 a.m. ET, silver futures on the Nymex were up 4.21%, while gold futures were up 1.77%.
Shares of Endeavour Silver Corp were trading 16.29% higher on the New York Stock Exchange, with volume topping more than 3.1 million shares. The stock's 65-day average volume is some 2.5 million shares. The company's stock also was rising on the Toronto Stock Exchange, gaining 15.95% to trade at C$4.07, on volume of more than 1 million shares. That's above the 65-day average volume of 491,036.
Other gainers included Alexco Resource Corp, up 12.61% on the NYSE American to $2.67 a share; First Majestic Silver Corp, trading 6.25% higher on the NYSE to $11.55; and Hecla Mining, which is trading 5.06% higher, at $1.87, on the NYSE.
MAG Silver Corp is up 6.43%, trading at $13.57, and Pan American Silver Corp is up 5.04% to $19.38.
Kinross Gold is up 5.94% to $5.26 per share on the NYSE, and gained 6.34% in Toronto to trade at C$7.04. Alamos Gold gained 3.33% on the NYSE to trade at $7.27 and 4.37% in Toronto to trade at $9.79, and shares of New Gold are up 3.13% on the NYSE American to $1.16 and up 4.36% in Toronto to C$1.56.
Barrick Gold Corp shares are up 0.98% on the NYSE, trading at $19.55 per share, and have gained 1.32% in Toronto trade to C$26.15 per share.
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