Gold Price

  • Gold just shot through $1,300, up $131 since August!
  • In August 2018 the gold price traded at $1176. Since then it's shot up in a near straight line, hitting $1307 on Tuesday 29 January… For South African's the current gold price is even more significant… You see, in rand terms the gold price is very close to its one year high… In February 2018 the gold price was R494,365 per kilogram. Today it sits at R572,615 per kilogram.   ... ››› more
  • [31 January 2019]
  • JSE up 3.6%, The All Share is up 5% - are these signs of a great year ahead?
  • The JSE was up 3,6% last week, adding to gains from the week before. The All Share index is now up 5% in two weeks, Resources 8,2%, Industrials 4,6% and Financials up 1,3%. January is known to be a month with larger moves than normal, double digit figures are quite common. Watch out for the reversal in February. 2016 was a case in point… Commodity Prices were firm with good gains from Pla... ››› more
  • [17 January 2017]
  • South Africa's deep mines are dying - but these companies are set to profit big time!
  • South Africa sits with the ‘achievement' of having 8 out of the world's ten deepest mines. While this is clearly an achievement in engineering - it's a problem specifically for our gold mining industry. Production costs have skyrocketed, accidents in the deep mines make it even more difficult to profit. In fact, in the 1970's South Africa produced as much as 80% of the world's gold,... ››› more
  • [05 October 2016]
  • This safe haven asset surges to record highs as JSE financial stocks fall
  • Since the result of the Brexit referendum came in last week, investors have watched millions disappear from the companies in their portfolios. This week, it's the South African financial stocks that took the brunt of the impact. - Nedbank (JSE: NED) is 4% lower this week - Standard Bank (JSE:SBK) fell 4% - Barclays Africa (JSE: BGA) also took a 4% knock - While FirstRand (JSE: FSR) fell ... ››› more
  • [07 July 2016]
  • Gold might be going up, but don't even think about buying these gold stocks!
  • Over the last two months we've seen the gold price trickle from its low at $1,053 to $1,292 an ounce. South African investors worldwide are piling into gold stocks. This is a big problem according to my analysis. You see, South Africa might have been the world's biggest gold producer, but not anymore! In 1970, South Africa produced over 67.7% of the world's gold production. But now it... ››› more
  • [03 June 2016]
  • It's time to make a list of the gold stocks you want to buy…
  • Gold stocks have suffered with the fall in the price of the yellow metal. Since gold started to fall in value in April 2013, investors have taken $54 billion out of gold exchange traded products. That takes holding to their lowest level since 2009. Yet in spite of investors shunning gold and a looming interest rate hike in the US, there are four main factors that suggest the time is coming t... ››› more
  • [29 September 2015]
  • Is it time to buy gold stocks?
  • With the plunge in the gold price, gold stocks have also suffered. When prices start to get really low, many investors start to wonder if a recovery is on the cards and whether it's a good time to invest. So when should you consider investing in gold stocks? Read on to find out… Gold stocks have followed the gold price lower Since peaking in 2011, the gold price has ebbed lowe... ››› more
  • [24 July 2015]
  • Where is the price of gold headed for the rest of 2015?
  • If you're thinking about investing in gold, it's a good idea to have a look at the factors behind its price first. These factors include supply, demand, trend and sentiment. With these factors in mind, where is the price of gold headed for the rest of the year? Let's take a closer look… Gold so far this year – the driving factors Demand During the first quarter of this year... ››› more
  • [18 June 2015]
  • Do silver and gold deserve a place in your portfolio?
  • Investing in precious metals can be precarious. Take gold, since peaking in 2011, it's struggled to get anywhere near that high again. And silver has continued on its roller coaster ride. So should you invest in gold or silver? Or are you best giving these precious metals a wide berth? Read on to find out… You should invest in gold as portfolio insurance So far this year, the ... ››› more
  • [28 April 2015]
  • Why you should invest in platinum over gold
  • If you've ever been jewellery shopping, you're likely to know that platinum jewellery costs more than gold jewellery. This is because platinum is the rarer metal. And it has more industrial uses. The result? The platinum price is usually always higher than the gold price. But at the moment, gold is more expensive than platinum. And this means that platinum should go on to outperform gold. ... ››› more
  • [21 April 2015]
  • Could Apple buoy the gold market with its new smartwatch?
  • Yesterday saw the launch of the new Apple Watch. It will go on sale on 24 April. The model range is vast. And one of its top-end models will come complete with an 18-carat gold casing. If demand takes off for this version, could Apple's demand for gold have an effect on the commodity's price? Let's take a closer look… How much gold will Apple need? Before the unveiling of the m... ››› more
  • [10 March 2015]
  • Three reasons why you should consider investing in gold producers
  • Over the last few years, investors stayed well clear of gold mining companies. Gold producers peaked at the end of 2010. By 2012, they were heading swiftly lower. In November last year, it looks like the gold producers hit their low. So what has changed now? And why should you consider adding some gold producers to your portfolio? Read on to find out… Why gold producers had such ... ››› more
  • [26 January 2015]
  • The gold price hits near five-month highs as concerns grow over global economic growth
  • The gold price has been climbing higher and today touched levels not seen for nearly five-months. This is thanks in part to the decision by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to cut its global economic growth forecasts for this year and next. Also helping take the yellow metal higher are concerns over the state of the European economy. Speculation is growing over whether the European Cent... ››› more
  • [20 January 2015]
  • Is 2015 going to see gold enter a bull market?
  • As the trading year gets underway, the gold price has edged higher. The price of the yellow metal has struggled over the past few years. But as investors worry about the global economic recovery and the current oil slump, could this be the year for gold? Let's take a closer look… Gold is creeping higher Over the last few months, the financial headlines have been full of what’s ... ››› more
  • [07 January 2015]
  • Two factors that could affect the gold price in 2015
  • For a third year running, the gold price is coming to the end of another disappointing year. So what's going to happen to the yellow metal next year? Is it going to recover? There are two main factors that could determine the price of gold in the New Year. Let's take a look at what these are… Factor #1: The role of the dollar on the gold price One overbearing factor on the gol... ››› more
  • [23 December 2014]
  • Three factors that could send the price of gold higher in 2015
  • No-one can predict what's going to happen on the financial markets. And this couldn't be truer for gold. For much of the time, there doesn't appear to be any logic or reason behind its price movements. In fact, at times it seems the gold price reacts in the opposite way of what investors expect. So what lies in store for the yellow metal in 2015? Is it finally going to make a recovery? ... ››› more
  • [18 December 2014]
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