The pound dropped to a three-decade low against the dollar amid mounting investor concern of a so-called “hard Brexit”.
SA’s rand is set to strengthen against the dollar over the next two years as relatively high yields continue to attract investment, ...
SA’s rand fell as much as 1.2 percent on Friday to head for its biggest weekly retreat this month.
The market capitalisation of the Top 10 JSE-listed mining companies is R478 billion - a 48% jump thanks to the firmer gold price.
OPEC might still agree an oil output-limiting deal later this year after failing to do so in Algeria this week.
SA’s maize meal production decreased 8% in the past 12 months to July - and the decline could lead to an increase in the price of staples like bread.
SA’s currency strengthens for a second day, trailing only Mexico’s peso in global currency gains against the dollar.
Iron-ore exporters Australia and Brazil will each add about 100 million metric tons of supply through the end of the decade, according to Citigroup.
For evidence that fundamentals hardly matter in today’s world of easy money, look no further than SA’s rand.
Gold valued at $8bn is buried inside mammoth mounds of discarded waste at sites owned by Sibanye Gold. The problem is getting it.
World stocks rise, led by a surge in bank shares, after the Bank of Japan overhauled its monetary policy to target interest rates.
Gold will likely soar to a record within five years as asset bubbles burst in everything from bonds to credit and equities.
Commodities trader and miner Glencore expects nickel prices to climb through 2018 as demand outstrips supply.
Big questions on the minds of gold watchers include the US election and the stability of the global economy.
SA’s rand strengthened to a one-month high against the dollar on Wednesday, leading global currency gains.