Kitco News - New Gold announced a big production update this week, noted mining audiences manager Michael McCrae.
On Saturday, McCrae recorded Kitco Roundtable with correspondent Paul Harris.
New Gold reported that consolidated gold production is expected to increase by approximately 35% from 2023 to 410,000 to 460,000 ounces in 2026 driven by increasing production profiles at both Rainy River and New Afton as growth projects are completed in the near-term. The company still sold off in a down market for gold miners, off 6% for the week to $1.58 a share.
New Gold is a Canadian-focused intermediate mining Company with a portfolio of two core producing assets in Canada, the Rainy River gold mine and the New Afton copper-gold mine.
The other precious metal, silver, shows promise. According to Christopher Vecchio, Head of Futures & Forex at Tastylive.com, the metal is near a year low. It also does well during periods of volatility. The U.S. is heading into an election year. The congress is also setting up for a budget fight.