Gold futures slid to a 2 week low Tuesday on speculation that central banks may begin curbing stimulus measures. On Tuesday, the Bank of Japan left their asset-buying and other policy elements unchanged, signaling an improving economy. On Monday, the Standard & Poor's upgraded its outlook on the U.S.’s AA+ credit rating to “stable” from “negative”, tarnishing gold’s appeal as a safe haven. Data from Bloomberg showed that Gold’s 60-day historical volatility was at 28.8 percent Monday, the highest level seen since December 2011. Here is how some gold stocks reacted Tuesday:
Yamana Gold Inc. (NYSE:AUY - News)(TSX:YRI.TO - News) shares traded in the range of $10.88 to $11.25 Tuesday before settling to close at $10.89, a decrease of 5.30 percent. The stock appears to be facing stiff resistance at $11.38. The company reported production of 291,312 gold equivalent ounces for the first quarter of 2013, an increase of 4 percent when compared to the year ago quarter. Shares of Yamana Gold have fallen approximately 36.7 percent in 2013.
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Harmony Gold Mining Co. (NYSE:HMY - News) shares traded in the range of $3.90 to $4.01 before settling to close at $3.92, a decrease of 2.73 percent. The stock appears to be facing stiff resistance at $4.41 with some support at $3.69. The company reported an operating profit of R821 million (US$92 million) for the March 2013 quarter. Shares of Harmony Gold Mining have fallen approximately 56.25 percent in 2013.
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Rubicon Minerals Corp. (NYSEMKT:RBY - News)(TSX:RMX.TO - News) shares traded in the range of $1.71 to $1.82 Tuesday before settling to close at $1.76, a decrease of 3.83 percent. The stock appears to be facing resistance at the $1.76 and $1.91 levels. The company will hold its Annual General Meeting of Shareholders on Wednesday, June 26, 2013 at 4:30 pm Eastern Time. Shares of Rubicon Minerals have fallen approximately 31 percent in 2013.
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New Gold Inc. (NYSEMKT:NGD - News)(TSX:NGD.TO - News) shares traded in the range of $6.62 to $6.84 Tuesday before settling to close at $6.65, a decrease of 3.06 percent. The stock appears to be facing resistance at $7.17 with some support at $6.33. The company announced it has agreed to acquire Rainy River Resources for a premium of 42% per share to the closing price on May 30, 2013. Shares of New Gold have fallen approximately 39.7 percent in 2013.
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