Many investors have lost hope that the gold price — which has plummeted to its lowest level in two years — will ever get back to its 2011 mark.
The rand retreated from a tough resistance barrier and languished in a recent range as uncertainty about the ANC election has kept investors jittery.
Uncertainty has become a way of life for businesses eyeing Zimbabwe's consumer boom. Jason Moyo reports.
The head of the Wall Street investment bank Merrill Lynch was on Monday night negotiating a severance package tipped to be as high as $159-million after a risky strategy of betting billions on American mortgage-backed securities came disastrously unstuck.