Gold stocks in the green

SPOT gold was trading 0.31% higher at $US903.8 per ounce at 4:09pm AEST following a weaker US dollar. The bulk of precious metal plays listed on the Final Call watchlist followed suit. Newcrest Mining closed 3.3% higher at $31.50, Lihir Gold added 0.3% to $2.96, while Sino Gold Mining gained 0.4% at $5.22.