Climbing gold price kicks along Toronto stocks

THE CONTINUED strength of good old gold seems to have prompted the success of this week’s leaders amongst PNG-focused stocks, with Toronto-listed gold hopefuls the standouts.

The Comex gold price was up for the week yet again, this time by more than 1% to $US683 per ounce, creeping its way back slowly to threaten the $700/oz mark, last enjoyed by gold producers in May