All the equity segments were uninspiring, with the metals in Asian trade also getting some selling treatment - especially zinc and copper futures which were down around 2% and 1% respectively.
Trouble in Turkey regarding its economy saw the US dollar rise, making commodities more expensive.
So far as the individual equities were concerned, Alacer coincidently stole the show in the miner's CBD with a move in the vicinity of 3%.
Alacer's focus is Turkey, and its shares have now moved up nearly 50% in a little less than four months.
Meanwhile another gold stock on the climb of late also having a good day was OceanaGold, which gained around 2% after it reported exploration was going well in New Zealand at its Waihi project
Among the juniors, next t...