Nicholas Larkin

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Gold gains as unrest is weighed against US outlook

Unrest in Ukraine and the Middle East has seen gold rebound 9.4% this year while the Fed warns benchmark rates could rise sooner than expected.

Palladium prices rise to three-year high on SA strike concerns

The metal's futures for June delivery have risen to $823 an ounce, the highest since August 2011 as a result of concerns about a supply shortage.

Gold gains as investors weigh US economy concerns

The commodity rallied as an ADP research institute report showed US companies added less jobs than was forecast.

Gold up on news of US rating downgrade

Analysts have warned against too much optimism, saying investors turn to the metal when they are worried about the dollar.

Gold gains to one-week high on Chinese inflation

Gold climbed to a one-week high in London as a bigger-than-estimated increase in China’s inflation and lower prices spurred demand for the metal.

Press Releases

Full-time Johannesburg-based CEO required for HI HOPES

An entrepreneurial, business-minded, impact-driven individual is sought to lead the organisation as it looks to scale and grow

Balwin properties and Absa launch South Africa’s first green home loan

Balwin Properties’ Edge registration of over 16 000 units was a global first, covering more homes than any single property developer in the world to date

Young professional gets a career boost from PSETA

SAICA makes ongoing efforts to encourage the professionalisation of financial offices in private and public sector organisations

Colgate-Palmolive South Africa donates one million bars of soap

The combination of limited access to quality soap and a lack of knowledge of how to properly wash hands is a challenge in many vulnerable communities

Cheque value bundles – real value

Most people do not pay much attention to what bank account they have and whether or not it is suited to their daily realities

Absa Rewards puts cash in your pocket

In addition to the cash benefits, you will receive special offers and exclusive deals from selected Absa Rewards partners

Municipal audit outcomes reveal public sector financial management must be professionalised

SAICA calls for a review of the mandatory minimum skills and qualifications required for all key financial management positions within the public sector

Eleven ways to protect yourself against fraud

While financial services firms work continuously to improve security, fraudsters are always devising new plans to circumvent the latest safety measures

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