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%.

Fall in gold prices won’t crush Gold Fields

2014-08-22 19:15

Gold Fields boss Nicholas Holland has assured investors that the group is well prepared to shoulder a decline in gold prices.

Gold Fields clarifies historic claim

2014-08-22 11:40

Gold Fields has issued a statement regarding a historic claim relating to a period of time prior to purchasing the company involved.

Gold snaps two-day losing streak

2014-08-19 10:23

Gold has snapped a two-day losing streak as geopolitical tensions and fund inflows boosted the safe-haven metal.

Gold cuts losses on Ukraine tensions

2014-08-18 09:42

Gold has recovered modestly as escalating tensions in Ukraine sapped risk appetite, hurting stocks and bidding up safe-haven assets.

Harmony Gold falls into loss as write-downs bite

2014-08-14 10:30

Harmony Gold fell to a steep fourth-quarter loss because of a R1.4bn write-down on an expansion project at its Phakisa operation.

Gold Fields: South Deep licence not at risk

2014-08-11 10:51

Gold Fields says government has expressed concern about its social and labour plans, but believes the licence at its flagship South Deep mine is not in jeopardy.

Investors tempted back to gold mining shares

2014-08-08 15:30

Gold mining shares are bouncing back from a disastrous 2013 and are expected to far outperform the price of the metal in coming months.

Tiger struggles at Valhalla

2014-08-07 21:00

Tiger Woods shook off back spasms to play in the PGA Championship, but his struggles off the tee could have him out by the weekend.

Gold holds below $1 300, fund outflow weighs

2014-08-05 10:45

Gold has held steady below $1 300 an ounce, although the first outflow in more than a week from the world's top bullion fund weighed on sentiment.

Gold holds steady, focus on Fed meeting

2014-07-29 11:00

Gold was little changed at just above $1 300 an ounce, supported by geopolitical tensions in the Middle East and Ukraine.

Gold falls, geopolitical tensions eyed

2014-07-20 14:30

Profit-taking has sent gold prices lower after they rallied, but traders say interest in bullion will be quick to rise again if geopolitical tensions heighten.

Gold imports drive up India's trade deficit

2014-07-16 10:02

India's trade deficit has jumped to $11.76bn in June from $11.23bn in May, boosted by a 65% annual rise in gold imports, according to government data.

Gold eases but still high on safe-haven demand

2014-07-14 09:37

Gold has ticked lower as Asian markets gained strength, but stayed close to a four-month high hit last week as tensions rise in the Middle East and Ukraine.

Gold steady near two-month high

2014-06-30 09:59

Gold has held steady near a two-month high on a softer dollar, and looked set to post its second straight quarterly gain.

What to know about investing in gold

2014-06-25 17:07

A Fin24 user wants to know more about investing in gold bullion.

Amcu must abide by rules - Solidarity

2014-06-23 14:56

Amcu must follow the rules, after the Labour Court made permanent an interim order preventing the union from striking in the gold mining sector, says Solidarity.

Gold slips ahead of Fed meet

2014-06-17 12:23

Gold has fallen further from a three-week high as investors withdrew money from the top bullion fund at the fastest pace in two months.


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.


Gold Fields boss Nicholas Holland tells Fin24 that there are rewards for those who believes in the future of the gold market, but they must have patience.

0 comments84 Views

Gold Fields earnings up on low-cost mines boost

2014-08-21 10:28

Gold Fields has reported a rise in quarterly profit despite a fall in prices and production as output increased at its lower-cost mines.

Gold Fields sells stake in Peru project

2014-08-19 10:16

Gold Fields has agreed to sell its stake in Canteras del Hallazgo the company that manages the Chucapaca project in southern Peru.

Gold miner Centamin's Q2 profit nearly halves

2014-08-14 13:30

Gold miner Centamin's second-quarter core earnings have nearly halved as it mined lower-grade ore at its key Sukari mine in Egypt.

Gold rises as equities retreat

2014-08-12 13:45

Gold has firmed as equities fell on fears that a Russian aid convoy heading to Ukraine could stoke tensions between Kiev and Moscow.

Harmony Gold writes down R1.4bn for expansion

2014-08-08 15:41

Harmony Gold is writing down R1.4bn on part of an expansion project into previously unmined areas at its Phakisa operation, it says.

Gold gets lift on US air strike approval

2014-08-08 10:22

Gold has climbed to a three-week high and looked set to post its best week in seven as global geopolitical tensions spurred safe-haven demand.

Randgold Resources output at Kibali mine stems

2014-08-07 12:45

Randgold Resources says it has produced less gold at its Kibali mine in the Democratic Republic of Congo in the second quarter.

Gold firm on rate hikes warning

2014-08-04 10:34

Gold has found good support above $1 290 an ounce as surprisingly weak US jobs data diminished fears that the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates soon.

Gold slips on stronger dollar

2014-07-28 13:17

Gold has slipped due to a stronger dollar but was supported near $1 300 an ounce as its safe-haven appeal rose.

Gold dips but backed by safe-haven bids

2014-07-18 09:27

Gold has dipped on profit-taking after a sharp jump, but the metal is being supported by a wave of risk aversion after a Malaysian airliner was downed.

Gold retains sharp losses

2014-07-15 09:44

Gold has been trading near its lowest level in almost four weeks, struggling to get past sharp overnight losses triggered by profit-taking and stronger global equities.

Gold retains losses on strong US jobs data

2014-07-04 10:11

Gold has been mostly unchanged, holding on to its losses from the previous session, and could see a further drop in prices.

Investing in gold

2014-06-26 14:12

Advice for a Fin24 user who is keen to invest in gold bullion.

Investing in gold

2014-06-23 16:11

A Fin24 user wonders whether it is now a good time to invest in gold.

Amcu refused permission for gold strike

2014-06-23 12:41

South Africa's labour court has ruled that Amcu, which is leading a crippling platinum sector stoppage, may not strike in the gold sector, says an official.

Fatality at Harmony Gold mine

2014-06-13 12:18

Harmony Gold says an employee was fatally injured in an accident at its Masimong mine near Welkom.

Jobs in Cape Town [change area]

Property [change area]

Travel - Look, Book, Go!

Magical Massinga

Spend 5 nights at the gorgeous Massinga Beach Lodge in Mozambique and only pay for 4 from R13 220 per person sharing. Includes return flights, accommodation, transfers and romantic turndown. Book now! - shop online today

Deal of the week!

20% off Afrikaans books, music and DVDs. Offer valid while stocks last. Shop now!

Save up to R1000 on Hisense smartphones!

View the large range of Hisense smartphones. Buy today and save up to R1000!

Hot gaming titles – available for pre-order!

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Day Zero Edition, Far Cry 4, Grand Theft Auto 5 and more. Pre-order now!

Get a free eBook

Buy 3 eBooks and get the cheapest FREE. Offer valid while stocks last. Shop now!

Bargain box – 60% off

Reduced prices, very limited stock. While stocks last. Hurry and shop 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.