Gold holds above 4-week low, awaits rate hike clues

2016-08-25 11:30

Gold has held slightly above a four-week low touched in the previous session as the dollar lost some strength ahead of a speech by Fed's speech on rate policy.

Gold slides on talk of US rate hike

2016-08-22 18:43

Gold has hit a two-week low as upbeat comments from Federal Reserve officials on the US economy boosted expectations of a rates increase.

Gold slides to two-week low on talk of US rate hike

2016-08-22 12:31

Gold has fallen to a two-week low as upbeat comments from Federal Reserve officials on the US economy boosted expectations of a US rate hike.

One of the world’s biggest gold deposits is finally making money

2016-08-18 18:17

Gold Fields’s troubled South Deep mine has generated positive cash flow for the first time since the company bought the operation for about $3bn in 2006.

Gold snaps gain as Fed officials flag possible rate hike

2016-08-17 10:03

Gold has dropped ahead of the release of the US Federal Reserve’s minutes after central bank officials signalled that US interest rates could be increased.

Gold dulls as investors cut bets, reduce assets

2016-08-15 06:57

Gold has held a two-day drop as investors cut wagers on a bullion rally and reduced assets in exchange-traded products backed by the metal.

Investors flee to gold, bought record amounts in first half

2016-08-11 06:59

Investors have bought record amounts of gold in the first half as concerns over Brexit and US presidential elections drove demand for a haven.

Gold erases losses after BoE stimulus

2016-08-04 15:04

Gold has erased earlier losses to trade near a three-week high after the Bank of England cut interest rates and as traders awaited US data.

Gold miners, bullion set to extend gains

2016-08-02 14:30

Gold producers will extend this year’s share gains with bullion prices likely to continue to rise, according to Northern Star Resources.

SA's top 10 best-selling cars - July 2016

2016-08-02 09:48

Despite a huge drop in sales, 44 883 new vehicles were sold in July 2016. We look at the top 10 best-selling passenger cars in South Africa.


Sibanye profit soars on higher gold price

2016-08-25 10:42

Sibanye Gold's earnings have climbed more than sixfold and the miner has raised its dividend as a rising bullion price and a weak rand boosted profit margins.

Market-beating SA fund gains 110% on gold revival

2016-08-22 16:50

Old Mutual's Meryl Pick’s Gold Fund has gained 110% this year, beating the average 2.6% across South African investments tracked by Bloomberg.

Buying opportunity? Gold overcoming fear of rand strength

2016-08-19 10:48

Gold is currently offering SA investors an opportunity as the local price, which can be bought through Krugerrands, is offering a 10% discount, says an analyst.

Gold set for longest winning stream in 6 weeks

2016-08-18 10:15

Gold has climbed for a fourth straight day as the dollar retreated after minutes from July’s Fed meeting signalled that US interest rates are poised to stay lower for longer.

Gold rises as US rate hike prospects lose steam

2016-08-16 11:49

Gold has risen for a second day as the dollar weakened on lower expectations of a US Federal Reserve interest rate hike this year.

Gold's rally losing steam in global stocks hurt demand

2016-08-12 09:23

Gold has held a decline as speculation that central banks will remain supportive of growth underpins gains in global equities, curbing demand for a haven.

Gold heads for gain as US jobs data in focus

2016-08-05 09:37

Gold is heading for a second weekly advance as investors focus on a key jobs report in the US, following the Bank of England's stimulus package.

Gold steady as equities drop, US rate hike prospects wane

2016-08-03 11:36

Gold has held on to the previous session's gains as Asian stocks stumbled and weak US economic data undermined expectations of a near-term interest rate hike.

Gold rises as talk of US rate hikes fades

2016-08-02 13:49

Gold has risen as the dollar hit its lowest in over a month versus the euro, after US growth data dented expectations for a near-term rate hike.

Iron ore can offer lesson to booming gold sector

2016-08-02 08:44

Gold mining companies should learn about cost cutting from iron ore producers to avoid relying on high prices and better prepare for any downturn.

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