Ghana's gold output up to 38.6% in first half

2016-09-28 10:23

Ghana's gold output has risen 38.6% in the first half of 2016 to 1 993 850 ounces from 1 438 656 ounces a year ago, boosted mainly by new mining operations.

Gold holds biggest gain as Fed damps rate outlook

2016-09-22 09:51

Gold has held the biggest advance in two weeks after the Federal Reserve passed on the chance to boost borrowing costs and lowered its outlook for long-term rate hike.

Gold climbs as US rates seen steady

2016-09-20 09:51

Gold has risen for a second day amid speculation that Federal Reserve will again stay their hand on an interest rate increase when they gather this week, opting instead to signal the potential for a hike.

Gold steadies as US data curbs rate hike speculation

2016-09-16 12:51

Gold has steadied above two-week lows after downbeat US data curbed already muted expectations for a US rate rise next week.

Gold climbs as Fed Governor outlook cuts rate bets

2016-09-13 09:49

Gold has risen after the Fed Reserve Governor said that there’s no reason to rush to raise US interest rates, putting a further dent in expectations for an rate hike.

Gold holds near three-week high

2016-09-08 09:53

Gold has held near its three-week high as weaker US economic data damp prospects for an interest rate increase this month by the Federal Reserve.

Ivory Coast cocoa farmers seek gold in face of drought

2016-09-04 17:30

Ivory Coast is the world's leading cocoa exporter, but it is the prospect of striking gold that is luring diggers from neighbouring Mali, Burkina Faso and Guinea.

Gold heads for monthly drop on Fed rate outlook

2016-08-31 14:04

Gold has been headed for the first monthly decline since May on growing expectation that the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates this year.

Gold near one-month low as await Yellen speech

2016-08-26 09:46

Gold has traded near a one-month low after a five-day skid as investors ticked off the hours until an address by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen.

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.


Gold pares biggest gain in two months after dollar erases loss

2016-09-26 09:48

Gold has retreated after its biggest weekly advance in two months, as the dollar erased losses, dimming the metal’s appeal as an alternative investment.

Gold swings as shift in BoJ’s policy buoys dollar

2016-09-21 09:16

Gold has swung after the Bank of Japan decided to take additional action to try to support the country’s recovery, boosting the dollar.

Gold climbs as investors count down Fed meeting

2016-09-19 11:07

Gold has gained from the lowest close in more than two weeks ahead of gatherings this week at the Federal Reserve and the Bank of Japan.

Great analysis: The case for gold – How it fits into a portfolio

2016-09-13 11:07

What is the case for gold, and should you include the physical metal or the mining companies in your portfolio? Economist Brian Kantor goes digging.

South Africa discovers fresh gold resource

2016-09-11 14:39

Harmony Gold Mining and White Rivers Exploration found a major gold deposit in the Free State that could be one of the country’s first new gold mines in the last 25 years.

Gold extends biggest jump since Brexit on lowered Fed rate bets

2016-09-07 09:47

Gold has built on its biggest daily increase since June and traded near the highest in almost three weeks as the dollar weakened amid diminishing chances of a US rate hike.

Gold holds monthly drop

2016-09-01 10:17

Gold has held last month’s decline as investors await US jobs data for further clues on the timing of an interest rate increase.

Gold set for rare losses as meta'ls popularity dims

2016-08-30 15:41

For the first time in seven years, gold has fared poorly in August, metal for immediate delivery dropped 2.2% this month as the Fed moved closer to hiking rates.

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.

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