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With Gold Up, Miners Face Payouts Versus Production Dilemma

  • Some investors worrying that future gold output could suffer
  • Finding ‘best of both worlds’ key to industry future: analyst
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As gold prices rise, miners have been boosting shareholder payouts in the face of a decline in global output. That’s worrying some investors concerned about the longterm growth prospects of an industry built on a depleting resource.