Gold Fields up after output guidance

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GoldBarplusbeads REUTERS Gold bars and granules. File photo: Reuters

Johannesburg - Gold Fields shares are leading the gainers' table in Johannesburg after the South African bullion producer said it was on track to meet full-year output targets.

Gold Fields said after markets closed on Wednesday that production in the second quarter would be approximately 547,000 gold equivalent ounces.

It anticipates total output of 2.2 million ounces of gold equivalent this year.

Its shares are up 2.7 percent at 43.57 rand. - Reuters

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