Rand gold price takes a plunge

2017-07-18 17:40

There has been a massive decline in the rand gold price from a high of R20 300 to R16 180 as at 30 June, according to the most recent SA Bullion Gold quarterly report.

Top gold forecaster sees bulls heading for heartbreak on Fed

2017-07-06 15:27

For top gold forecaster BNP Paribas SA, bullion bulls are up against a clear and present danger - the US Federal Reserve.

More precious than gold? Copper's the better inflation hedge

2017-06-28 12:32

Anyone who has bought gold as a hedge over the past 25 years missed out on a much better deal - copper.

Gold recovers as oil's slide and weaker stocks spur haven demand

2017-06-22 13:58

Oil’s woes are becoming good news for gold investors. The metal has recovered from a one-month low as crude’s tumble into a bear market spurred demand for a haven.

Gold in pounds jumps after UK election

2017-06-09 11:49

The UK’s shock election result sent gold rallying, but only for British investors. In the rest of the world, prices barely moved.

Dollar weakens with Asia stocks amid cautious tone

2017-06-06 09:12

The dollar has weakened and equities have retreated as investors turned cautious following a seven-week surge for global stocks. Gold rallied and oil fluctuated.

Gold: an entirely different game

2017-05-23 22:20

The analysts at Overberg Asset Management look at what is happening to gold against the backdrop of current events.

Gold shines as Trump's mounting west wing troubles buffet dollar

2017-05-17 07:41

Gold has rebounded following President Donald Trump’s firing of FBI Director James Comey a week ago, as well as reports he shared intelligence with Russian officials.

Platinum production continues to ride wave - data

2017-05-11 13:00

Platinum is the highest contributor to overall mining production for the second consecutive month, following its slump.

Should you be holding gold?

2017-05-10 11:48

Traditionally, South Africans are big on investing in gold. But are there smarter alternatives?


Gold dips on rise in bond yields, silver plunges on volume spike

2017-07-07 12:52

Precious metals are getting beaten up by the bond rout.

Oil bounces, European bonds decline as gold slips

2017-07-06 11:41

Oil has clawed back some of its biggest loss in four weeks after data showed US stockpiles declining, while European bonds slipped.

'Fat finger' shakes traders, but unlikely to stir gold

2017-06-27 07:42

Gold traders shaken awake by Monday’s rapid price plunge say the move probably won’t mean an end to the sleepy pace that’s characterised the market in recent months.

Macron boosts Europe stocks, gold slips fourth day

2017-06-19 13:45

European stocks have jumped a second day, boosted by French equities after the country’s new president won a free hand to drive through economic reforms.

Gold makes run toward $1 300 as risk flares from UK to Mideast

2017-06-07 07:44

Gold’s taking aim at $1 300 an ounce, while the metal has rallied to the highest since November as the anticipation of UK election outcome and potential drama of former FBI Director's testimony mounts.

Gold seen rising to 4-year high as Fed 'gentle' on rates

2017-06-05 09:00

Gold may extend gains after climbing to the highest level in six weeks following disappointing monthly reports on US employment and wages, according to two analysts attending a conference in Singapore this week.

Trump woes seen as double-edged sword for gold if inflation ebbs

2017-05-22 08:01

For gold, the biggest crisis of Donald Trump’s presidency could cut both ways - prices may continue to rise but they could also drop if the turmoil dampens inflation risks.

Commodity rout shows signs of easing as oil rises

2017-05-12 10:39

Gold has climbed a second day and oil has been headed for the first weekly advance in a month as a rout in commodity markets showed signs of easing.

Rally in gold stocks boosts JSE

2017-05-10 18:37

The JSE closed firmer, with gold miners the champions of the day, while the strengthening of the rand suited the financial stocks and retailers.

Gold strengthens on the back of Cabinet changes - report

2017-04-28 16:08

The gold price in rand has risen by 7.8% in the last 12 days of the first quarter, following weakness in the currency as a result of the Cabinet reshuffle at the end of March 2017.

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