Hochschild Mining first-half profit dented by lower silver prices
Aug 14 (Reuters) - Precious metals miner Hochschild Mining
Plc reported lower first-half pretax profit on
Wednesday, as a drop in the average price of silver led to lower
Hochschild's post-exceptional profit before income tax fell
23.5% to $29.5 million for the six months ended June 30, as the
average price of silver fell 7%.
(Reporting by Yadarisa Shabong and Tanishaa Nadkar in
Bengaluru; Editing by Bernard Orr)
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