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Gold sinks as dollar gets boost from Yellen

2016-05-30 10:19

Gold has fallen for a ninth day, its longest losing streak in a year, and the dollar strengthened after Fed Reserve chair Janet Yellen said a rate hike is likely.

In the markets: What to watch this week

2016-05-30 07:00

A possible credit downgrade is not the only thing you should be concerned about this week. We look at what to expect from the markets.

Oil dips after meeting resistance at $50 level

2016-05-27 07:50

Oil prices have dipped, pulling back further from the psychological $50 level as traders took profit and expectations of tighter global supply receded.

Gold snaps six-day losing streak as dollar rally pauses

2016-05-26 09:33

Gold has snapped six days of losses to rebound from the lowest level in seven weeks as a rally in the dollar paused.

Oil nears $50 as US inventories fall

2016-05-25 07:20

Oil prices have edged towards $50 a barrel after a larger-than-expected dip in US stockpiles resulting from wildfires that have disrupted oil production in Canada.

Oil drifts lower on stronger dollar

2016-05-24 14:48

Oil have dipped as a stronger US dollar and progress in controlling wildfires in Canada's crude-producing Alberta province dampened prices.

Oil prices dip as Canadian oil evacuations lifted

2016-05-24 07:33

Oil prices have slipped after Canadian officials lifted evacuation orders for several oil production sites in fire-ravaged Alberta province.

Oil prices dip after Iran says it won't freeze output

2016-05-23 07:27

Oil prices have dipped in Asia after Iran said it has no plans to join any output freeze by other major crude producers.

Gold heads for biggest weekly drop on Fed rate outlook

2016-05-20 09:39

Gold has steadied after two days of losses, but was set for its biggest weekly slide in eight weeks on the back of a firmer dollar.

Oil market extends pullback as dollar rises

2016-05-19 14:15

Oil prices have extended their retreat after hawkish US Federal Reserve meeting minutes strengthened the dollar.

 

Oil prices slip from $50 level

2016-05-30 07:26

World oil prices have dipped, with traders taking profits after crude rose above the psychological $50 level this week on evidence of a fall in supplies.

Oil prices fall back after breaching $50

2016-05-27 15:26

World oil prices have slid, with traders banking profits after crude rose above the key $50 level this week on evidence of lower supplies.

Oil above $50 for first time this year

2016-05-26 15:49

Oil prices have jumped above $50 for the first time this year as a long-lasting global supply glut shows increased signs of easing.

Oil nears $50 as US inventories fall

2016-05-25 15:10

Oil prices have edged towards $50 a barrel after hitting the highest levels this year on a larger-than-expected drop in US stockpile.

Just how local is JSE? Collocott examines foreign earnings as % of total earnings.

2016-05-25 05:30

An industry expert presents an in-depth analysis of just how local the companies listed on the Johannesburg securities exchange are.

Gold in longest slump since November

2016-05-24 09:00

Gold has fallen for a fifth day, heading for the longest slump in six months, as the dollar has advanced

Oil prices dip as Iran says no plan to freeze output

2016-05-23 15:07

Oil prices have slipped after Iran said it had no plans to join any output freeze by other major producers.

Oil prices resume rise

2016-05-20 15:12

World oil prices resumed their rise Friday after the dollar eased and militants blew up another pipeline in African producer Nigeria.

Brent back above $49 as oil prices resume uptick

2016-05-20 07:10

Brent crude has powered back above $49 a barrel as oil prices resumed their rise after the dollar eased and militants blew up another pipeline in Nigeria.

Gold near 3-week low on rate hike expectations

2016-05-19 08:44

Gold has been trading near a three-week low after minutes from a Fed meeting signalled the US central bank could raise rates as soon as next month, boosting the dollar.

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