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Gold slips on stronger greenback

2014-07-28 07:57:49.0

Metal falls as result of firmer dollar, but heightened tension between West, Russia, violence in Middle East support its safe-haven appeal

Gold slips on stronger greenback

2014-07-28 07:57:49.0

Metal falls as result of firmer dollar, but heightened tension between West, Russia, violence in Middle East support its safe-haven appeal

Business News

ANGLO to sell underperforming OPS

25 July 2014

Anglo American battens down the hatches as it focuses on improving the returns it makes on shareholders’ capital; Lonmin considers buying out the Pandora joint venture with Anglo Platinum; And hopes for an end to the metalworkers’ strike are dashed again over attempts to alter bargaining terms.

Stock Pick

Lavan Gopaul goes with AECI

25 July 2014

Lavan Gopaul from Trademar Futures goes with AECI /12269/+0.10% as their results are due to be announced in a couple of trading days. An expectation of their earnings being between 5 and 15 % better makes AECI his favourite stock pick of the day.

Latest Business Features

The Week That Was

25 July 2014

This week on The Week That Was: it's trashing your business and marching down a street near you! Yes, it's trade union NUMSA and it's still on strike. It’s Hlaudi and warm in the embrace of the ANC – think football stadiums and jobs for daughters - for the rest of us, there’s Invicta and Ellies. The Rustenburg auction begins, Kyalami goes to a worthy bidder, and if the bailiffs are after you and your house, you may want to consider firing up your kettle. Join Simon Brown, Giulietta Talevi and Sasfin's David Shapiro for their weekly wrap.

Talking Technical with Frans de Klerk

24 July 2014

Giulietta Talevi and Independent Technical Analyst Frans de Klerk bring you an informative half-hour technical share analysis, with Frans answering your queries LIVE this evening on 011 280 3899.

Spotlight on Small Caps

24 July 2014

This week, Alpha Wealth's Keith Mclachlan shares his thoughts on the future of Ellies, after a disastrous year for the company; his views on little-known Contract Services group, and whether IT firm Datatec is worth a buy.

Business Q&A with Tinus Janse van Rensburg, Systems Engineer for Africa at Fortinet

23 July 2014

With the 2014 tax season in full swing we look at tax-related cyber fraud which Fortinet warns is still on the rise despite numerous warnings to the public.

Editing Allowed

23 July 2014

Business Day editor Songezo Zibi, and the rest of the team discuss Anglo Platinum’s plan to sell its Rustenburg assets; the President’s Buy Local initiative; and the escalating dress code war between the EFF and the ANC.

The Business of the Arts at the 2014 Absa L’Attiler Awards

22 July 2014

We feature winners of the 2014 Absa L’Attiler Awards and find out why ABSA remains at the helm of art sponsorships.

Traders Corner cuts out of Exxaro

22 July 2014

This week on Traders Corner, founder Garth Mackenzie cuts out of Exxaro, and wades into Sasol. And as always, shares his experiences as a day-trader.

SME-Zone: Part 1

22 July 2014

We look into the business which will never run out of clients – The funeral parlour venture, and we find out how you can turn your talent into a viable business venture.

The Money Show focuses on TAX

22 July 2014

Gerald Mwandiambira, Winnie Kunene and Fikile Mcanyana looks at tax, why it needs to be paid and who have to pay it.

Integrated Reporting Made Simple

22 July 2014

Leigh Roberts and her guests look into the composition of an integrated strategy, the risks and who is responsible for ensuring that all elements of the report come together.

Latest Stock Picks

  • 25 July 2014

    AECI

    12269
    0.10% up
    24 July 2014

    EOH

    9450
    0.29% up
  • 24 July 2014

    CASH

    0
    0% down
    24 July 2014

    British American Tobacco

    63275
    -0.69% down
  • 23 July 2014

    Steinhoff

    5398
    0.33% up
    23 July 2014

    Anglo American

    28544
    -0.62% down
  • 23 July 2014

    NEPI

    9610
    0.63% up
    22 July 2014

    Fortress B

    960
    0% down
  • 22 July 2014

    Long Rand

    1057
    0% down
    21 July 2014

    Tsogo Sun

    2610
    0.38% up
  • 21 July 2014

    BRAIT

    7900
    6.76% up
    21 July 2014

    NGPLT

    15874
    -0.82% down
 
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