Gold mining stocks were mostly higher Thursday. Randgold Resources ( GOLD) was leading the sector higher, up 3.8%, while Yamana Gold ( AUY) was jumping 2.5%. Among other mining stocks, Eldorado Gold ( EGO), Goldcorp ( GG) and Barrick Gold ( ABX) were rising 1.8%, 1.1% and 0.8%, respectively. -- Written by Joe Deaux in New York. >Contact by Email. Follow @JoeDeaux
While causing upset among politicians and some business leaders, President Donald Trump's withdrawal of the U.S. from the Paris Agreement helped boost stock prices across the chemicals and automotive sectors.