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Gold miners fall on rising bond yields

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** Shares of gold miners slip, tracking a fall in prices of the precious metal

** Spot gold down 0.6% at $1,926.41/ounce, while U.S. gold futures fall 0.8% to $1,951.80/ounce on rising bond yields and as investors opted for the U.S. dollar to hedge against global growth concerns

** Top gold miners Newmont and Barrick Gold slip 1.4% and 1%, respectively

** U.S.-listed shares of South African miners Harmony Gold , AngloGold Ashanti , Gold Fields and Sibanye Stillwater down between 2.3% and 5.8%

** Canadian miners Agnico Eagle Mines and Kinross Gold slip 2.1% and 2.9%, respectively (Reporting by Tanay Dhumal in Bengaluru)

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