Nedbank: ‘Tough’ the new normal in African mining project finance

2015-09-03 14:47

Nedbank Capital's Mark Tyler says most African mining projects under consideration are unlikely to be financed unless gold and commodity prices pick up strongly.

Oil dips in Asia after mixed US report

2015-09-03 07:38

Oil prices have fallen in Asia, followed a mixed US petroleum report that showed an increase in reserves but a fall in production.

Oil prices tumble in Asia on Chinese data

2015-09-01 07:27

Oil prices have tumbled in Asia, surrendering some of their big gains after fresh data showed manufacturing activity in top energy consumer China contracted in August.

Gold set for best month since January

2015-08-31 10:33

Gold is set to halt two months of losses, as concern that China may be slowing triggered a rout in global financial markets and drew investors to safe haven assets.

Oil prices slide after US-inspired jump

2015-08-28 15:45

Oil has slid at the end of a tumultuous week, during which prices hit 6.5-year lows on fears over China's slowing economy, then rebounded on US growth data.

Oil prices up in Asian trade

2015-08-27 07:38

Oil has risen in Asia as dealers digested a mixed US energy report showing a dip in crude inventories, but barely any decline in production despite sinking prices.

Cees Bruggemans: Is a recession only a matter of time?

2015-08-26 15:34

Cees Bruggemans says given the poor the poor economic data, murmurings of a recession are bound to be making its way into conversations.

Do not panic, don't sell everything you have, do your investment homework - Dawie Roodt

Economist Dawie Roodt says, although the country will experience an economic slump, now's not the time to panic. Watch.

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Oil market stages rebound

2015-08-25 15:43

Oil prices have rebounded somewhat but remained under pressure after a sell-off sparked by the faltering economy in top global energy consumer China.

Commodities recover ground after China-led rout

2015-08-25 07:45

Crude prices and most commodities have rebounded in Asia but remained under pressure following a global sell-off triggered by mounting fears over China's faltering economy.


Oil prices slide on mixed US report

2015-09-03 14:04

Oil prices have slid following a mixed US petroleum report that showed an increase in reserves but a dip in production.

Oil market slips on China data

2015-09-01 14:45

World oil prices have fallen, surrendering some of the previous day's gains as data showed shrinking manufacturing activity in top energy consumer China.

Oil prices drop after huge rally

2015-08-31 16:02

Oil prices have fallen, coming under pressure as dealers took profits from huge gains in last week's rally and tried to gauge the outlook for the US economy.

Oil prices dip in Asia after huge rally

2015-08-31 07:15

Oil prices have fallen in Asia, coming under pressure as dealers took profits from huge gains in the previous session and tried to gauge the outlook for the US economy.

Oil prices extend gains on strong US data

2015-08-28 07:41

Crude has extended gains in Asia following a 10% price surge in the previous session fuelled by strong US economic data.

Oil picks up after rout

2015-08-26 18:36

Oil prices have recovered some lost ground after a sharp fall sparked by worries about China's faltering economy, the world's largest energy consumer.

Oil firms before US energy report

2015-08-26 15:00

Oil prices have turned higher but remains near six-year lows ahead of the latest US energy report after jitters over China's economy spurred heavy losses.

Finance minister must tighten government's belt, we owe too much already - Dawie Roodt

Structural adjustments, such as getting state-owned enterprises to function effectively, are necessary to help South African weather the global economic storm.

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Higher prices concern as rand drops to record low

2015-08-25 10:10

The rand’s slump to a record low against the dollar yesterday after a 15% depreciation this year may force ­interest rates higher and lead to food price increases.

Gold stocks become haven in emerging-market storm

2015-08-24 12:26

Investors seeking relative safety from the storm in emerging markets have jumped on gold shares such as AngloGold Ashanti as the rand sank.

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