Gold hits a wall with first slide in a month

2016-02-10 14:03

Gold’s rally is stumbling as demand slows during China’s Lunar New Year and analysts say prices have run up too quickly.

Gold ascends as feeble dollar, rate bets swell flows into ETPs

2016-02-05 09:51

Gold is on course for its biggest weekly rise in a month as fading expectations for higher US rates hurt the dollar and lifted bullion holdings to the most since July.

Gold demand to increase in China

2016-02-03 09:03

China’s gold demand will keep expanding as investors seek safe assets and jewelry buying increases, says the China Gold Association.

Gold triumphs among metals with best monthly rally

2016-01-29 14:59

For most commodity investors, January has been one more bad month in a years-long bear market. Gold was the exception.

Gold snaps 3-day advance after rally

2016-01-28 10:28

Gold has fallen for the first time in four days after a rally to the highest level in almost three months as investors assessed the outlook for US monetary policy.

Offshoring your portfolio

2016-01-26 09:47

Investment expert Simon Brown offers advice on the options available to investors wanting to take their portfolios offshore.

Gold firm on safe-haven demand as stocks face headwinds

2016-01-11 09:48

Gold has edged higher, trading close to last session's nine-week high as pressure on Asian stock markets supported safe-haven bids for the metal.

Zim gold producers raise output

2016-01-06 13:22

Zimbabwe's gold miners are ramping up production, benefiting from the low cost nature of mining deposits generally closer to the surface than those of SA mines.

Gold up on safe-haven bids as stocks, dollar slide on Mid-East tensions

2016-01-04 10:33

Gold has jumped nearly 1%, bolstered by safe-haven bids following rising geopolitical tensions in the Middle East that knocked equities and the dollar lower.

What is the outlook for commodities?

2015-12-30 07:30

The fall in commodity prices came as a surprise. Should we expect metals to recover in 2016? David McKay examines the sector.


Randgold bucks industry trend with new record

2016-02-08 10:01

Randgold Resources has had one of the best years in the company’s history thanks to record gold production, says CEO Mark Bristow.

Weak rand, firm gold price boost Harmony profits

2016-02-04 07:59

Harmony Gold has posted an 84% increase in production profit to R1.29bn quarter on quarter, mainly due to a 7% rise in the gold price received.

Gold gains as China's manufacturing data add to case for haven

2016-02-01 11:12

Gold has climbed after data showed a further contraction in China’s manufacturing, adding to the case for haven assets as investors boost holdings.

Gold whipsawed on Japan's surprise rates move

2016-01-29 11:02

Gold has been whipsawed after the Bank of Japan surprised investors by adopting negative interest rates, spurring a brief rally in the dollar.

Gold Fields costs below forecasts on dollar boost

2016-01-27 13:07

Gold Fields says 2015 costs have probably dipped below previous forecasts as the bullion producer was helped by the strengthening of the US dollar.

Gold back in fashion after global equity decline

2016-01-25 09:26

The $15trn rout in global equity markets since May is reawakening the lure of gold for investors seeking safety.

Gold reaches 9-wk high amid global stock market rout

2016-01-07 10:36

Gold has climbed above $1 100 an ounce for the first time in nine weeks as investors channelled money into the safe-haven metal amid a global stock market rout.

Gold advances longest rally since October on demand

2016-01-06 11:17

Gold has climbed for a third day as North Korea’s first nuclear test in almost three years spurred demand for haven assets amid concern China’s slowdown is deepening.

Gold inches up in thin trade, poised for 3rd annual loss

2015-12-30 10:17

Gold has ticked higher, with gains capped by a firmer dollar and weaker oil, although the metal remained on track to close the year lower for a third time in a row.

Gold up on softer dollar but oil weakness caps gains

2015-12-29 10:40

Gold has edged up, recovering from overnight losses, on a softer dollar but a relentless slide in oil prices limited demand for the metal, often seen as an inflation-hedge.

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