Gold bargains gone as Sibanye's deal is unlikely

2016-07-29 12:40

The gold market shot up so fast that opportunities to make a big acquisition are now scarce, according to Sibanye Gold.

Gold drops on stranger dollar before Fed

2016-07-25 09:29

The dollar’s strength has weighed on precious metals as investors looked toward central bank meetings this week in the US and Japan.

Invoice fraud rife in SA gold exports - UN report

2016-07-20 20:06

South Africa was fingered in a report for flagrant discrepancies between its official trade statistics of gold exports versus records of its trading partners.

Gold extends decline as Fed rate chances rise

2016-07-18 10:14

Gold has extended its decline after data on Friday showed the US economy gaining traction, raising bets that the Federal Reserve may increase interest rates this year.

Gold drops to 2-wk low as equity advance curbs haven demand

2016-07-14 14:21

Gold has dropped to a two-week low as equities gained on the outlook for more central-bank stimulus, curbing demand for the metal as a haven.

Gold snaps 2-day loss as investors weight outlook for stimulus

2016-07-13 08:19

Gold has climbed, snapping a two-day loss, as investors took advantage of the decline to boost positions even as global equities extended an advance.

Gold set for first back-to-back drop since Brexit

2016-07-08 10:57

Gold has headed for the first back-to-back daily drop since the Brexit vote as investors turned their focus to a US jobs data that’ll shed light on the labour market.

Gold’s most accurate forecaster says prices may hit $1 425

2016-07-07 08:55

Gold could extend its rally to $1 425 an ounce on resilient demand and prospects for easier monetary policy, says its most accurate forecaster ABN Amro Group.

Gold jumps to 2-yr high as bullish wagers surge on turmoil

2016-07-06 08:16

Gold has climbed to the highest level in over two years, silver surged as investors piled into haven assets on concern political turmoil and the UK’s Brexit will limit global growth.

Gold eases off near 2-yr high

2016-07-04 09:38

Gold has eased off a near two-year high, while silver breached the $21 level for the first time since July 2014 in highly volatile trade, prompted by a short-covering in China.


StatsSA boss slams UN invoice-fraud report

2016-07-28 15:42

Statistician-general Pali Lehohla has disputed the accuracy of a United Nations report on invoice fraud, which shows "discrepancies" in SA’s records of gold exports.

Gold heads for 2nd weekly drop

2016-07-22 10:23

Gold headed for a second weekly decline, with gains in equity markets and the dollar hurting prices as investors return to riskier assets and weigh the possibility of a stimulus.

Gold holds near two-week low as risk appetite rises

2016-07-19 09:28

Gold has held near the lowest level in more than two weeks as risk appetite returns to financial markets, pushing US stocks to a record.

Gold heads for first weekly loss since May

2016-07-15 10:01

Gold has been on track for the first weekly drop since May as risk appetite returned and investors turned away from haven assets including bullion and the yen.

Gold declines as investors await stimulus from policy makers

2016-07-14 08:06

Gold has dropped as investors await potential stimulus measures from policy makers, while silver in China fell from its highest level in almost three years.

Lawrie Williams: Making sense of gold boom – how to play it from here

2016-07-10 15:49

Veteran editor Lawrie Williams tackles the sudden rebound of the gold price, talking with’s Alec Hogg about gold, mining and how to play the bullion wave.

Gold assets top 2 000 tons as the clamour for havens grows

2016-07-07 09:45

Global gold holdings have topped 2 000 metric tons for the first time since July 2013 as the fallout from the UK’s vote to quit the EU fuses with rising speculation.

Gold stocks dodge drop

2016-07-06 17:08

SA gold producers have escaped the worst of a two-day sell-off as investors around the world switch to safer assets, a report shows.

Gold retreats from near 2 year high

2016-07-05 10:20

Gold has given up most of its gains after soaring to a near two-year peak, with the market pulling back as it failed to break a key resistance level.

Gold retreats as global markets stabilise after Brexit turmoil

2016-06-28 14:10

Gold retreated, after its biggest two-day surge in seven years, as global markets stabilized on speculation policy makers may do more to curb the post-Brexit fallout.

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