Miner Fresnillo hikes full-year gold production guidance
July 20 (Reuters) - Precious metals miner Fresnillo Plc increased its forecast for full-year production of gold, and reiterated its guidance for silver.
The company, which mines silver and gold from six mines in Mexico, said it expected to produce 850,000-870,000 ounces of gold this year, compared with an earlier forecast of 775,000-790,000 ounces.
Fresnillo reported on Wednesday a 14.5 percent jump in second-quarter silver production, and a 19.6 percent jump in second-quarter gold production. (Reporting by Mamidipudi Soumithri in Bengaluru; Editing by Sunil Nair)
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