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.

Hawks nab 20 gold miners for theft

2014-06-11 19:19

Twenty Sibanye Gold Mine workers have been arrested in connection with the theft of gold-bearing material worth millions of rand, the Hawks say.

Court reserves judgment on gold strike bid

2014-06-06 12:48

The labour court has reserved judgment on an application to strike in the gold mining sector by the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union.

Gold sector deal worthless - Amcu

2014-06-05 14:35

A collective agreement between the Chamber of Mines and trade unions in the gold sector has little or no value, the Labour Court has heard.

Sibanye Gold issues profit warning

2014-06-04 11:56

Gold producer Sibanye Gold is expecting headline earnings per share to be at least 20% lower in the six months to end-June, due to an increase in shares.

Gold in longest losing streak in 7 months

2014-06-02 10:48

Gold slid for a fifth straight session in its longest losing streak since November.

Sibanye Gold ships first uranium from Cooke

2014-05-29 13:06

Sibanye Gold has produced and shipped its first consignment of uranium from its Cooke operations.

Gold steady as eyes on Ukraine elections

2014-05-26 11:03

Gold has continued to struggle below $1 300 an ounce but could gain from pro-West Petro Poroshenko's emphatic win in the Ukrainian presidential election.

Quickening fund outflows put gold at risk

2014-05-22 10:27

Gold has held steady but was at risk of dropping as holdings in the top bullion-backed fund fell the most in three weeks to a fresh five-year low.

Gold steadies, platinum up as strike continues

2014-05-19 10:41

Gold has steadied after two consecutive sessions of losses but remained below $1 300 an ounce, while platinum added to gains on strike supply worries.

Platinum heads for gain on strike supply fears

2014-05-16 11:02

Platinum is headed for its best weekly increase in three months on supply concerns from prolonged strikes, while gold struggled below $1 300 an ounce.

Randgold profit rises

2014-05-08 13:32

Randgold Resources, which mines gold in three African countries, reported a 14% rise in first-quarter profit as higher output compensated for a drop in prices.

Gold below $1 300 on Ukraine relief

2014-05-08 09:47

Gold is trading below $1 300, following its biggest drop in three weeks as its safe-haven appeal dimmed on signs of easing tensions in Ukraine.

Harmony Gold posts net profit of R31m

2014-05-06 11:35

Harmony Gold says it turned a net profit for the first quarter of the year, compared to a net loss of at the end of 2013.

Platinum outperforms on strike, gold steady

2014-04-29 07:36

Platinum has outperformed as Amcu's strike entered a third month, while gold has steadied above $1 300 an ounce, underpinned by Ukraine concerns.

Randgold sees higher Ivory Coast mine output

2014-04-27 17:39

Gold output from Randgold Resources's Tongon mine in Ivory Coast will hit 260 000 ounces this year, and with higher gold prices investors could soon see dividends.

DRDGold appoints director

2014-04-17 15:05

DRDGold has announced the appointment of a chartered accountant as an independent non-executive director.

Gold dives on heavy stop-loss orders

2014-04-16 09:40

Gold has tumbled about 2% on heavy stop-loss orders placed by momentum traders as prices broke below the key 200-day moving average.


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.

Gold steady, but equities rally curbs demand

2014-06-09 10:05

Gold has held its ground above $1 250 an ounce after US jobs data matched expectations, while a rally in stocks curbed its appeal as an investment hedge.

Amcu part of gold sector deal, court hears

2014-06-05 18:55

Collective agreements apply to all employees, even members of minority unions, the Labour Court has heard.

Amcu's gold labour case in court

2014-06-05 08:37

The court case regarding trade union Amcu's planned strike in the gold sector is to be heard in the Johannesburg Labour Court.

Stronger equities curb gold demand

2014-06-03 10:31

Gold has steadied after a five-day losing streak, but was still near its lowest level in four months as stronger equities dented its investment-hedge appeal.

Inspection at Gold Fields completed

2014-05-29 15:13

The department of mineral resources has completed an in-loco inspection of the scene of a second accident at Gold Fields, says the company.

Gold shares lead JSE lower

2014-05-28 20:17

Stocks on the JSE have ended lower, with gold mining shares among the biggest losers as the price of bullion slid to its lowest in over three months.

AngloGold to lay off thousands in Ghana

2014-05-25 11:05

AngloGold Ashanti will lay off thousands of workers at its Obuasi gold mine in Ghana and cease underground production for up to 24 months, says mining union leaders.

AngloGold slashes exploration budget

2014-05-19 11:24

AngloGold Ashanti is slashing its exploration budget to focus on a few key projects and will lay off staff at its loss-making Obuasi mine in Ghana.

Cost cuts, higher prices boost AngloGold

2014-05-19 10:36

AngloGold Ashanti, Africa's top gold producer, has reported a rise in first-quarter earnings as it cut costs and took advantage of a higher bullion price.

Gold steadies ahead of ECB meeting

2014-05-08 14:59

Gold has edged back above $1 290 an ounce as a softer dollar and renewed tensions in Ukraine helped arrest the previous day's 1% fall.

Gold Fields Ghana mine back to profit

2014-05-08 10:04

Bullion producer Gold Fields says its Damang mine in Ghana has swung back to profit and is now expected to make a "significant" contribution to bottom line.

Randgold first-quarter profit rises

2014-05-08 08:49

Randgold Resources has reported a 14% rise in first-quarter profit as it produced more gold during the period.

Gold stifled by US optimism, fund outflows

2014-05-01 11:54

Gold has fallen for a second session, hurt by the Fed's vote of confidence in the US economy and as outflows from the world's biggest bullion fund resumed.

Gold rallies on Ukraine tensions

2014-04-28 12:27

Gold has climbed to its highest in 1-1/2 weeks as escalating geopolitical tensions in Ukraine boosted the metal's safe-haven appeal.

Gold rallies but sentiment still fragile

2014-04-22 10:22

Gold has recouped early losses as the dollar gave back some gains, but investor sentiment continued to be fragile on further outflows from bullion-backed funds.

European stocks rebound

2014-04-16 14:03

European stock markets have rallied, rebounding from the previous day's losses on better company earnings and Chinese growth data.

Sibanye Gold eyes platinum buy - report

2014-04-15 11:55

Sibanye Gold aims to make a "material" acquisition in platinum mining by the end of 2014 as it seeks to diversify its business, its CEO is reported as saying.

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