Gold rises 2% as Fed takes patient stance

2014-12-18 13:55

Gold has climbed more than 2% after the Federal Reserve announced it would take a patient approach towards raising interest rates.

Gold slips as US rate hike woes surface

2014-12-15 10:16

Gold has retreated after posting its biggest weekly gain in two months, amid expectations the US Federal Reserve is closer to raising interest rates.

Illegal strike forces Avocet to halt operations

2014-12-08 10:50

Gold miner Avocet Mining says it has halted operations at its Inata gold mine in Burkina Faso due to an illegal strike.

Gold tumbles, oil hits 5-year low

2014-12-01 09:16

Gold prices have tumbled after Swiss voters rejected proposals to boost gold reserves, joining a rout in commodities that sent copper and oil prices lower.

Gold drops to one-week low as oil slumps

2014-11-28 09:53

Gold has extended losses into a third session on expectations that plunging oil prices could sap inflationary pressure and curb its hedge appeal.

Dutch move tonnes of gold out of US

2014-11-21 10:48

The Dutch Central Bank says it has recently shipped tonnes of gold worth around $5bn from safekeeping in New York back to its headquarters in Amsterdam.

Gold holds below two-week high on strong dollar

2014-11-18 09:13

Gold has held below a two-week peak, its safe-haven appeal dulled with the dollar near a four-year high and growing signs of strength in the US economy.

NUM signs job cuts deal with Sibanye

2014-11-13 09:28

The National Union of Mineworkers has signed a deal with bullion producer Sibanye Gold to soften job cuts at the company's Cooke 4 mine.

Gold and silver rout far from over- poll

2014-11-09 14:30

Gold's rout may be far from over, with many analysts and traders surveyed by Reuters predicting prices could fall to $1 000 per ounce by the end of the year.

Gold, diamonds fuelling conflict in Africa

2014-11-05 12:10

Gold and diamond sales are being used to finance conflict in Africa and the UN says peacekeepers should monitor mining sites to clamp down on illicit trade.

Harmony's net loss narrows on output hike

2014-11-05 08:53

Bullion producer Harmony Gold says its first-quarter loss narrowed by 78% to R226m as production rose.

AngloGold hit by price, inflation pressures

2014-11-03 11:45

Africa's top bullion producer AngloGold Ashanti has reported a sharp fall in third-quarter earnings, in the face of a lower gold price and higher tax charges.

DRDGold share price jumps on quarterly report

2014-10-24 17:32

DRDGold has announced an increase in gold production for the quarter ended September 30 2014.

Gold edges up towards one-month high

2014-10-20 10:02

Gold edged has up towards a one-month high, recovering from earlier losses, as concerns about a slowdown in the global economy persisted despite strong US data.

Gold holds near four-week high

2014-10-14 09:23

Gold has retained overnight gains to trade near its highest in four weeks as investor appetite for riskier assets eased amid global growth worries.

Centamin gold output jumps 10.5%

2014-10-09 13:45

Centamin has posed a rise in third-quarter output as it mined higher-grade ore at its Sukari in Egypt.

Bullion sinks to lowest in 15 months

2014-10-06 12:23

Gold has tumbled to its lowest level in around 15 months after better-than-expected US jobs data boosted the dollar, dampening safe-haven appetite for bullion.

Gold holds near 9-month low, as dollar weighs

2014-10-01 12:20

Gold has been near 9-month lows, weighed down by broad-based strength in the dollar on expectations that the US Fed Reserve is set to tighten monetary policy.

Gold seems set to snap 3-week losing streak

2014-09-26 09:13

Gold has added to overnight gains and looks set to snap a three-week losing streak, but continues to be in danger of breaking below the key $1 200-an-ounce level.

Fed policy the enemy of gold bulls

2014-09-22 12:08

Gold's recent losses have erased almost all of its 2014 gains as speculation mounts that the Federal Reserve will start its rate-tightening cycle sooner.

AngloGold Ashanti pulls plug on demerger

2014-09-15 15:00

AngloGold Ashanti has pulled the plug on its plan to spin off its global operations into a new London-listed company and seek a rights issue.

Gold set for worst week in three months

2014-09-12 09:55

Gold has fallen to fresh seven-and-a-half month lows, poised to post its worst week in more than three months.

Gold drops on dollar, rate fears

2014-09-11 11:23

Gold is trading near a three-month low, hit by fears of an early hike in US interest rates, a stronger dollar and an apparent easing of tensions over Ukraine.

Gold near 3-month low, dollar strength hurts

2014-09-09 09:57

Gold has been near 3-month lows after sharp overnight losses as the dollar traded at 14-month highs, dimming the metal's appeal as a currency hedge.

DRDGold headline earnings falls 100%

2014-09-02 18:48

Although DRDGold increased gold production and decreased costs for the fourth quarter, headline earnings for the full financial year dropped by 100%.


Gold steadies below $1 200, Fed in focus

2014-12-17 10:41

Gold has held at just below $1 200 an ounce ahead of the outcome of the US Federal Reserve's last policy meeting of the year.

Gold set for biggest weekly rise

2014-12-12 13:15

Gold prices have steadied, on track for their biggest weekly rise since June, as the dollar retreated and sliding oil prices hurt risk appetite.

SA's net reserves lower in November

2014-12-05 08:46

South Africa's net gold and foreign exchange reserves have fallen in November, according to data from the SA Reserve Bank.

Dollar, oil drag gold lower

2014-11-28 18:37

Gold has fallen more than 1% to head for its first weekly drop in four on the back of sharply lower oil prices and dollar strength.

Gold firm near 3-week high on China rate cut

2014-11-24 09:23

Gold has been trading close to a three-week high, holding its ground from the previous session on hopes that a surprise rate cut in China would boost demand.

Gold Fields dips on lower output

2014-11-20 09:50

Bullion producer Gold Fields has posted a 6% drop in third-quarter earnings after its flagship South Deep mine saw an 18% decline in production.

Gold holds near two-week high

2014-11-17 10:18

Gold has held near two-week highs, clinging on to gains from the previous session's short-covering rally, on a softer dollar.

Harrington to headline GPI

2014-11-13 08:00

Three-time major winner Padraig Harrington has added his name to the field for this month’s Gary Player Invitational.

Gold firms plan drastic cuts to survive

2014-11-07 06:00

Struggling gold producers are increasingly planning to scrap dividends, cut jobs, halt projects and shut mines to survive the latest price plunge.

Gold, silver slump to fresh 4-year lows

2014-11-05 10:59

Gold has slid for a fifth session, tumbling to fresh four-year lows as a strong dollar kept investors away from the safe-haven asset.

Gold struggles near 4-year low, dollar shines

2014-11-03 14:00

Gold has fallen to near a recent four-year low as the dollar index rose to its highest since mid-2010.

Gold struggles as safe-haven appeal fades

2014-10-27 10:14

Gold has steadied but failed to make any recovery from three straight days of losses, as stronger global data and higher equities curbed its safe-haven appeal.

Gold steady near one-month high

2014-10-21 09:23

Gold has clung to overnight gains to trade near a one-month high as worries persisted over a slowdown in the global economy after China's growth eased.

Flight to safety boosts gold

2014-10-16 10:54

Gold has retained sharp overnight gains to trade near its highest in over a month, with investors seeking safety amid fears over a slump in the global economy.

Gold climbs on safe-haven bids

2014-10-13 10:46

Gold prices have jumped sharply as worries over the global economic outlook sent investors scuttling towards safe-haven bullion.

Metallon targets 500 000 oz gold output

2014-10-08 17:59

Zimbabwe's largest gold producer, Metallon Gold, plans to ramp up output to half a million ounces a year in the next five years.

Gold bounces back as equities slide

2014-10-02 11:36

Gold has added to overnight gains, as weak global manufacturing data and the first diagnosis of Ebola in the United States unnerved equities.

Gold slide reaches dangerous levels

2014-09-26 13:11

Gold, down over a third in three years, is nearing the tipping point which would see a spike in the number of producers reducing output or shutting down mines.

Gold drops to 9-month low, dollar picks up

2014-09-25 13:39

Gold prices have fallen to a nine-month low as the dollar rose to four-year highs against a basket of currencies and stock markets strengthened.

Silver slumps on strong dollar, weak gold

2014-09-22 10:55

Silver's sell-off has extended to a second session with the metal tumbling to a four-year low, as investors unwound long positions amid strength in the dollar.

Gold hits 8-month low on weak physical demand

2014-09-14 10:52

Gold has slumped to an eight-month low, dropping as a lack of physical and investment demand and widespread commodities losses have weighed on bullion.

Dubai's latest luxury is ... halaal wine with gold flecks

2014-09-12 05:00

Dubai has put on sale 'halaal' non-alcoholic sparkling white wine with flecks of a 24-carat edible gold leaf gleaming at the bottom for $150 a bottle.

AngloGold UK listing to split global, SA units

2014-09-10 10:43

AngloGold Ashanti is restructuring its mining and exploration operations outside South Africa under a new UK-based company.

Gold set for third weekly drop

2014-09-05 12:25

Gold has fallen to its lowest in nearly three months before recovering modestly, as an optimistic view of the US economy prompted selling in bullion.

Gold holds near lowest in two months

2014-08-25 10:45

Gold has edged down, hovering near its lowest in two months on a firmer US dollar and speculation of an eventual increase in US interest rates.

Jobs in Cape Town [change area]

Property [change area]

Travel - Look, Book, Go! - shop online today

2DAYS ONLY – 30% off Appliances

Coffee makers, blenders, fans, juicers and more. T&Cs apply. Shop now!

2 DAYS ONLY – 40% off books

Get 40% off when you buy 2 books. For two days only! T&Cs apply. Buy now!

Up to 50% off on outdoor gear

Save on chairs, blankets, cooler bags, umbrellas and more. Shop now!

Save on Samsung

Cameras, mobile phones, TVs, Tablets and more. While stocks last. Shop now!

Grand Theft Auto 5

Now available on PS4, Xbox One and PC from R649. Buy now!

OLX Free Classifieds [change area]

Samsung Galaxy s4

Mobile, Cell Phones in South Africa, Western Cape, Cape Town. Date October 24

Best bargain in big bay

Real Estate, Houses - Apartments for Sale in South Africa, Western Cape, Cape Town. Date October 25

VW Golf 6, 1.6 Trendline (Excellent condition)

Vehicles, Cars in South Africa, Western Cape, Cape Town. Date October 25

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.