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.

Gold gains with treasuries and yen on haven demand

2017-04-11 11:38

Gold and Treasuries have strengthened with the Japanese yen on lingering investor caution about global security risks and the path of US interest rates.

Gold seen soaring to $1 500 as inflation poised for comeback

2017-03-29 08:42

Gold is poised to rally to levels last seen four years ago as rising inflation and negative real interest rates combine to boost demand

Gold slides below $1 200 in longest losing run since Oct

2017-03-10 10:47

Gold has dipped below $1 200 an ounce in its longest losing run since October as positive US economic figures reinforce expectations.

Gold wilts as investors zero in on chance of March hike

2017-03-01 14:39

Gold has extended its losing streak on a surge in investors’ expectations that US central bankers may hike interest rates soon.

Second Harmony miner dies since start of 2017

2017-02-20 12:10

Harmony Gold has announced that an employee was fatally injured at its Bambanani mine in Welkom, the company's second fatality this year.

Unctad chief sets record straight on SA gold mis-invoicing

2017-02-09 06:02

Merely saying a report on mis-invoicing in SA’s gold industry is not true does not take away the fact that mis-inivoicing is taking place, says Unctad's secretary general.


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 slides with French tensions

2017-04-24 09:15

Gold has sunk the most in more than seven weeks as investors returned to riskier assets on speculation pro-growth centrist Emmanuel Macron will become France’s next president.


2017-03-31 09:31

Another excellent lead performance from Matthew McConaughey doesn't come close to saving a derivative and dull Wolf of Wall Street knockoff.

Earnings from gold exports contract 25% in 2016

2017-03-23 13:41

Gold exports were up 175% in the fourth quarter of 2016, however exports and earnings for the year had declined.

Gold suffers worst run as slide below $1 200 looms

2017-03-09 09:19

Gold have been feeling the strain, being tugged back down toward $1 200 an ounce in the worst losing run since October.

Yellen can't halt Trump gold rally

2017-02-20 14:34

Gold bulls are acting as if they can’t believe a good thing when they see it.

Yellen can't halt Trump gold rally

2017-02-20 08:08

Hedge funds have reduced their wagers on a bullion rally for the first time in three weeks, just before prices neared a two-month high and capped a third straight week of gains.

Gold reaches three-month high as buyers flock back

2017-02-08 14:36

Gold has reached a three-month high as investors purchased metal through the biggest exchange-traded fund for a fifth day, the longest buying spree since June.

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