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What the Trump? If he makes good on his promises, SA will be hurt

With every large market that closes, that product needs to find another home and some of that overflow will arrive in South Africa.

Gold price predicted to drop – after record high

History suggests the metal’s rise is a blip but doubt over US interest rates makes a call difficult.

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.

Gold extends its decline on prospects of further tapering by the Fed

Gold extended its biggest drop in three weeks on prospects of further cuts to the US's quantitative easing programme.

Gold rebounds from one-month low as Ukraine concern spurs demand

The gold price recovered from a four-week low as G7 leaders threatened further sanctions against Russia over its annexing of Crimea.

Gold fix study indicates a decade of manipulation

A research paper has raised the possibility that banks have been working together to manipulate the London gold fix rate.

Gold heads for best week since October on Asian demand outlook

Strong demand from the East is expected to boost the precious metal, following a 28% slump in prices in 2013.

Gold rebounds after worst annual retreat since 1981

The metal had experienced a 28% slump in 2013, but the Fed's decision to taper is offering some temporary support at the start of the new year.

Goldman Sachs predicts at least 15% losses for gold and iron ore in 2014

Commodities will face increased risks despite the expectation that economic growth in the US will increase, says Goldman.

July rise in reserves a first for the year

An increase in gold prices pushed international reserves up for the first time this year.

AngloGold to cut 2 000 management jobs

The gold producer plans to cut 40% of its management positions to reduce costs in the face of a declining gold market.

Rand comes to gold’s defence

The metal price has plummeted but a weaker local currency has taken some pressure off the mines.

Gold retreats to one-month low on Fed comments

Commodities react immediately to the US announcement that it plans to taper off quantitative easing.

Gold stocks soar on weaker rand

South African gold-mining stocks surged to a four-year high as the nation’s currency plummeted and pushed the rand-price of gold higher.

‘Fiscal cliff’ deal may affect SA

A higher gold price is unlikely to offset the effects of cautious American consumers and a weaker rand.

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Female cops sent for rape counselling

Brigadier Sifiso Cele denies the rape allegations, saying that they are part of a smear campaign and that criminal charges should have been opened if the accusations were true

‘Lost’ PPE: Morar a ‘player and ref’

Roshan Morar, the auditor who supplied the KZN education department with sanitisers has also been tasked with investigating the “disappearance” of millions of rands worth of PPE

Signing a path to freedom for the deaf

If South African Sign Language is recognised as one of the country’s official languages, it will considerably ease many of the deaf community’s problems of access, education and equality.

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