Rand stable above R12/$ as geopolitics again sets tone for emerging markets

2018-04-16 08:53

The local currency was steady in early trade, changing hands at R12.07 to the dollar from its previous close of R12.08 to the greenback.

Gold spikes after Trump warns Russia to 'Get ready'

2018-04-11 15:10

Gold is nearing its best close in four years. AngloGold and Gold Fields are rallying.

Gold heading to $1 400 as Sprott sees `winnerless' trade war

2018-04-03 08:49

Gold will surge to the highest level in five years if a global trade war breaks out, according to Sprott CEO Rick Rule, who’s been involved in the market for four decades.

Gold rallies as trade-war risks, Bolton's ascent fire up demand

2018-03-23 14:58

Investors pushed gold prices to their highest in a month as the US and China exchanged blows on trade, and President Trump installed the hawkish John Bolton as his new national security adviser.

The heartwarming reason this photographer paints scars and stretch marks gold

2018-02-26 16:02

“I really hope that this project has helped the women involved to see their bodies in a new light."

Zimbabwe tries to lure back miners

2018-02-14 13:53

The changing political climate in Zimbabwe has mining firms looking to our neighbour for possible low-cost expansion.

Gold losses in years past keep producers from buying more mines

2018-01-17 09:54

Stung by some lousy investments that led to billions of dollars in losses a few years ago, the world’s major gold producers have cut way back on mining deals.

AngloGold Ashanti sells some SA mines to cut losses

2017-10-19 12:17

AngloGold Ashanti has agreed to sell mines in South Africa to reduce exposure to high-cost assets and free up cash for more profitable international operations.

Gold heading for worst weekly run in '17

2017-10-06 09:26

Gold prices are poised to drop for a fourth week, the worst streak of losses this year, on prospects for higher US interest rates, a rising dollar and record equity markets.

Sibanye ponders selling mines

2017-10-01 06:00

Sibanye Stillwater is considering selling some of its operations as part of proposals by the majority trade union at two of its units most affected by the looming retrenchments.


Physical gold sales jump 253% at London store as global geopolitical risk rises

2018-04-13 17:18

London gold store, Sharps Pixley, has announced a 253% increase in physical gold sales compared with the same period in March last year.

Thieves get away with 12 kilograms of gold from North West mine

2018-04-11 12:26

Thieves have broken into Harmony Gold Mining Company's Kalgold mine, stealing 12 kilograms of the precious metal worth over R6.2m.

Gold forges best run since 2011 as stars align for bullion bulls

2018-03-29 21:00

Gold’s advance this year has come with its haven qualities back in focus as President Donald Trump’s administration picks a series of trade fights with friends and foes.

Biggest Ghana mine union plans strikes over Gold Fields jobs plan

2018-03-10 11:00

Ghana’s largest mineworkers’ union plans protests and strikes throughout operations in the country if the government allows Gold Fields' planned dismissal of more than 2 000 staff.

Deal wizard of South African gold mining is scaring investors

2018-02-25 08:13

Investors might be running out of patience with Sibanye Gold’s colourful chief executive, Neal Froneman.

What to watch in commodities: Gold, 13Fs, crude, deals and dogs

2018-02-12 11:42

Buckle up: commodities are gyrating as equity market turmoil sends ripples through everything from crude to copper.

Gold's best run since 2011 exposes `global complacency' on rates

2018-01-03 19:01

Gold's best run since 2011 exposes `global complacency' on rates

Perez widens lead at CIMB Classic

2017-10-14 12:46

A eight-under 64 saw Pat Perez take a four-stroke lead in the third round of the CIMB Classic in Malaysia.

Sibanye-Stillwater starts US Blitz production

2017-10-02 13:39

Sibanye-Stillwater - formerly known as Sibanye Gold - announced that it has commenced with production from the Blitz project in the US.

How gold's Mr Fix-It became Mr Buy-It in US palladium bet

2017-09-07 09:30

Neal Froneman, who earned the nickname ‘Mr Fix-It’ for his turnaround successes in the 1990s now needs to show he can run Sibaye's new mines profitably and reduce debt.

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