Gold Price

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.


Mbalula defends changing taxi operating times

Regulations for taxis have been relaxed over the last few days of the lockdown prompting criticism. Transport minister Fikile Mbalula however, has defended the decision

A week in lockdown: SA Covid-19 cases at 1 505

The health department says it is awaiting confirmation on whether two deaths in Kwazulu-Natal are related to the coronavirus disease

Lockdown heroes feed hungry kids

Feeding schemes inundated with requests to assist during Covid-19 lockdown

Press Releases

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders