Articles Tagged "Harmony Gold Mining"

Gold Punished Again; Scrapes 2.5-Year Low

Gold – Gold investors held on for a long, scary ride in the markets on Thursday as gold broke through $1,300 an ounce and plumbed two-and-a-half-year lows.

Gold Stocks Rebound on Widening Chinese Trade Surplus

Gold – Gold companies enjoyed a lift from gold price gains on Wednesday, although some of that was given up Thursday with the release of positive US employment data.

Kinross Takes $3-billion Punch on Tasiast Writedown

Gold – Kinross and Barrick both announced multi-billion-dollar writedowns in the fourth quarter. Investors, however, see a silver lining in the bad news.

Gold Slips Back After Fiscal Cliff Euphoria

Gold – The fiscal cliff may have been averted, causing gold to spike, but it's not all good news for the precious metal, which lost ground on Thursday.

Gold Slide Continues as US Economy Improves

Gold – The approaching fiscal cliff and promising jobs data out of the United States conspired to pull down gold this week. A report from PwC, however, is bullish on the precious metal in 2013.

Gold Mining in South Africa

Gold – Gold and diamond discoveries played an important part in the growth of the early Republic of South Africa, and historically the country was the world's largest gold producer for many years and continues to possess the world’s largest quantity of gold reserves at 6000 tonnes.