Opec sees global energy demand soaring

2014-11-06 16:20

Global energy demand will increase by 60% by 2040 compared to 2010 levels, says Opec.

Beijing's thirst may stunt regional growth

2014-09-10 10:15

China is about to realise a dream to redirect China's river flows, but critics say the resources grab by the political capital will harm regional China.

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.

Ever more high-polluting industries in China

2014-03-26 12:28

China has long struggled to strike a balance between protecting the environment and keeping up economic growth, resulting in steadily worsening air quality.

Africa still too dependent on resources

2013-04-26 19:05

Africa's brisk economic growth over the past decade has been consumer driven, a trend masking the uncomfortable fact that it remains over-reliant on commodities.

SA must look at resources - nature body

2012-05-15 14:40

South Africa can tackle its ever-increasing ecological footprint by looking at its commodities holistically, says the World Wide Fund for Nature.

JSE ends in red on resources rout, Shoprite

2012-03-22 18:31

SA stocks ended in the red again as worries about Chinese demand hit mining stocks and Shoprite slid steeply after it said it would issue new shares and convertible bonds.

Global stocks fuel JSE gains

2011-01-19 09:49

The JSE has opened stronger, taking its cue from higher global stocks, with one trader saying that resources were contributing to much of the strength.

JSE dips as resources weigh

2011-01-05 09:54

The JSE has inched lower as falling commodity prices continued to weigh on the local bourse, reflecting a similarly sour mood on the global market.


Randgold quarterly gold production rises

2014-11-06 14:34

Randgold Resources' quarterly production from its African gold mines have risen to 28% more than in the same period the previous year.

Survival of the fittest in the new iron age

2014-08-28 17:15

The spot iron ore market is sinking under the weight of new supply, says Reuters columnist Andy Home.

JSE loses steam after strong start

2014-06-02 13:07

The JSE All-share index has opened almost 250 points higher, but lost most of that gains before starting to recover again.

Appetite for food and resources killing our oceans

2014-02-26 13:27

Countries big and small have come together in California to find ways to prevent oceans from being destroyed by a rapacious global appetite for food and resources.

Wealthy Gulf investors eye Africa

2013-01-02 16:49

Gulf Arab firms are boosting their investment in Africa, marking a shift for investors who have traditionally directed their money towards the US and Europe.

JSE inches up on upbeat global mood

2012-03-26 17:59

SA stocks edged up in line with global markets but investors, awaiting an interest rates decision later in the week, refrained from making large moves.

Resources drag JSE into the red

2011-12-29 13:59

Resources stocks came under pressure from a weaker euro, pulling down the JSE.

Resources recovery lifts JSE

2011-02-17 09:49

The JSE has opened on a stronger note, with resource counters bouncing back after falling sharply in the previous session as bargain hunting took hold.

Platinum, resources lead JSE lower

2011-01-24 18:30

The JSE has ended the day in negative territory on the back of profit-taking, with platinum stocks and resources leading the bourse down.

Commodities give JSE a boost

2011-01-18 10:00

Resources have pushed the JSE into positive territory, tracking firmer commodities in Australia and amid a weaker dollar.

JSE jittery ahead of US jobs data

2011-01-07 10:06

The JSE has inched down as investors remained cautious ahead of the US nonfarm payrolls data due out later, while resources led the market lower.

JSE flat amid profit-taking

2011-01-04 09:53

The JSE has opened little changed in thin trade, as investors took profits off the table following a strong run over the past few sessions.

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